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The Bozeman Film Festival, joined by a network of filmmakers, educators, scientists, adventurists and local organizations premieres the acclaimed documentary, Chasing Ice, and brings its director/producer, Jeff Orlowski, to Bozeman on March 7th for two screenings at the Emerson Center's Crawford Theater. Nominated for an Academy Award and winner of 17 awards - including Excellence in Cinematography at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival - Chasing Ice inspires viewers with spectacular extremes, serious adventure and incredible photography. Colin Colvert, Minneapolis Star Tribune film critic proclaims "Chasing Ice" "...a grand adventure, a visual amazement and a powerful warning" while director Robert Redford states "you've never seen images like this before. It deserves to be seen and felt on the big screen!"This extraordinary film features National Geographic photographer James Balog, mastermind of the Extreme Ice Survey, and stunning high-resolution, time-lapse cinematography in some of our planets least forgiving landscapes. Director Jeff Orlowski will introduce and speak at both the 4:30pm matinee & 7:30pm evening show, and is joined by a panel of impressive guests at each show.
4:30pm Matinee Free to 18 and under (matinee only.) General $6.50 & Sr/Student $5.00Introduction by Director/Producer Jeff Orlowski and climber Conrad Anker. Showing includes live carbon ground-truth performance with MSU professor Dr. Tony Hartshorn, rapper/scientist Tom McFadden, and student representatives from Bozeman and Belgrade High Schools. For Youth Group free ticketing information call Lisa at 585-88817:30pm Evening ShowGeneral $8.00 Sr/Student $7Our evening panel features Director/Producer Jeff Orlowski; Conrad Anker, climber bearing witness to the impact of climate change in our mountains and around the world; Julia Olson, Executive Director of Our Children's Trust, spearheading the international human rights and environmental TRUST Campaign; Thomas Beers, Montana lawyer dedicated to protecting the atmosphere as part of the Public Trust Doctrine. Moderated by Christi Cooper-Kuhn, award-winning filmmaker and MFA candidate in the MSU Science and Natural History Filmmaking program.
Special high-end audio & visual equipment will be utilized in the theater for this screening to provide viewers with an exceptional film experience, courtesy of Poindexters Audio Design.
SPONSORS:Bozeman Film Festival, MSU Institute on Ecosystems, MSU School of Film & Photography, Our Children's Trust, Montana Chapter USGBC, Community Food Co-op, Outside Bozeman, Living Bozeman, Campus Sustainability Advisory Council, Bozeman Magpie, Bozeman Climate Partners, MSU Office of Sustainability, Polar Bears International, Daniel J. Cox/Natural Exposures, Sola Cafe, Beaucoup Gallery & Framing, Emerson Grill, Instyprints, Old Main Gallery & Framing, MSU Extended University, MSU Student Chapter of American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Bohart Cross Country Ski Center, Actic Documentary Project & more.For sponsorship opportunities and questions, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.orgTickets Available at Cactus Records and day of show in Emerson lobby 1 hr. before film. No-Host Social in lobby from 6:30pm -7:30pm with Zebra Lounge. Also, Sola Cafe is debuting their newest dessert -The Chasing Ice-Cream Sandwich!Visit bozemanfilmfestival.org for previews and up-to-date information and "Keep 'Em Flickering!"Chasing Ice, Official Trailer: http://www.chasingice.com/see-the-film/trailer/Daniel Cox Photography: http://www.naturalexposures.com/Our Children's Trust: www.ourchildrenstrust.org
Program Director: Ray Callaway
Project Administrator: Todd Kipfer
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