Chasing Coral Reviews

March 29, 2018
Which makes it all the more surprising that the documentary ends on the optimistic note that it does.
July 14, 2017
It's staunchly pro-life, in the truest sense of the term.
July 14, 2017
By film's end, you'll see corals not only as underwater life forms but as dreamy, endangered neighborhoods inhabited by unspeakably beautiful Nemos and Dorys.
July 14, 2017
The film makes a powerful case less through argument than by using cinema's most basic tool: visual proof.
July 14, 2017
The message will stay with you, but so will the nagging sense that you can't really do anything unless you happen to be a world leader.
July 14, 2017
Apocalyptic sci-fi? This is real life, in the documentary "Chasing Coral."
Top Critic
July 13, 2017
Chasing Coral should be admired as an earnest effort to educate the masses, yet again.
July 13, 2017
"Chasing Coral" presents the evidence with beauty, intelligence and a surprising amount of emotion.
July 13, 2017
Chasing Coral has a cogent, timely argument to make-and, crucially, it's an argument that demands visual presentation.
July 12, 2017
The film is a devastating success, moving in its beauty and wrenching when that beauty withers.
June 12, 2017
[Jeff Orlowski's] environmental film becomes something akin to a behind-the-scenes look at a political campaign. How do you meld the larger cause with individual efforts to sway the public into action?
February 7, 2017
Did you ever think you'd shed a tear for dying coral?
February 1, 2017
Cracks the code of how to make a documentary about a specific cause that connects with viewers, making them share the filmmakers' passion in the process.
January 22, 2017
If you've ever snorkeled on the Great Barrier Reef or dived among the other major underwater wonderworlds across the globe, don't be surprised to find yourself getting misty-eyed during Chasing Coral.