Ice & Sky

A LucВ Jacquet Retrospective

Presented with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy

Drilling down the Antarctic ice fields in the 1950s, French glaciologist Claude Lorius brought about a sweeping change in our vision of the world when he discovered the effects of climate change. Oscar-winning director Luc Jacquet presents clips from his new film about Loriusв’ study of the glaciers, offering new, inspiring means for transforming manв’s imprint on its environment. He will also show short films from his multi-media project of the same name. A cinematic multi-media experience in the footsteps of French glaciologist Claude Lorius. Directed by Luc Jacquet.

Panel discussion with Oscar-winning filmmaker Luc Jacquet, Dr. Claire Parkinson, Climate Change Senior Scientist, NASA, and Dr. JГ©rГґme Chappellaz, director of Climate team at LGGE (Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Geophysique de lв’Environnement) CNRS and University of Grenoble, follows screening.

Friday, March 20, 6:30 p.m.

FREE.В You may still attend as a walk-in.В Advance registration is now closed.

Carnegie Institution for Science, Elihu Root Auditorium, 1530 P St., NW (Metro: Dupont Circle)

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