Antarctic Edge: 70 South

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In the wake of devastating climate events like Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Katrina, oceanographer Oscar Schofield teams up with a group of researchers in a race to understand climate change in the fastest winter-warming place on earth: the West Antarctic Peninsula. For more than 20 years, these scientists have dedicated their lives to studying the Peninsula's rapid change as part of the National Science Foundation's Long-Term Ecological Research Project. (C)First Run Features


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  • Combining those stirringly shot vistas with easy-to-digest scientific fact-finding, the documentary is not so much a call to action as a moving portrait ...

    May 14, 2015 | Full Review…
  • "Antarctic Edge" illustrates its points effectively, providing vivid evidence of how shrinking ice at the South Pole affects climates across the globe.

    Apr 16, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Doesn't feel likely to hold the average film viewer's attention, and makes Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth" seem like a summer action flick by comparison.

    Apr 15, 2015 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • What they find is scarier than what their predecessors turned up in The Thing and The Thing From Another World, and they explain it with such clarity and force you might feel bad for wishing the movie would let you Zen out to the landscape more often.

    Apr 14, 2015 | Full Review…
  • Dena Seidel's straight-ahead documentary captures the majestic beauty of the West Antarctic peninsula where the ice-sheet melt has been deemed "unstoppable."

    Apr 19, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…
  • Those who already worry about climate change will find their fears reinforced. Climate deniers will most likely need stronger hectoring to be persuaded.

    Apr 17, 2015 | Full Review…

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