On Screens: Antarctica Ice and Sky

Photo courtesy of Music Box Films
Photo courtesy of Music Box Films

Antarctica’s isolation and cold have always been attractive to me. A land of rolling ice mountains, silence, and snow where Mother Nature is commander in chief. In Antarctica — Ice and Sky, Oscar-winning director Luc Jacquet creates a portrait of French glaciologist Claude Lorius — one of the first scientists to start warning people about climate change. Lorius was among a vanguard of scientists studying ice cores in Antarctica, which gave people the first clear evidence of man-made global climate change. The glaciologist’s story is told against the stunning backdrop of Antarctica’s extreme landscape.

Antarctica — Ice and Sky: Friday to Sunday, 7 p.m.; Monday, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield. Berkshiremuseum.org.

— Kristin Palpini

Kristin Palpini

Author: Kristin Palpini

Editor of the Valley Advocate

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