4 screenings of the film "Ice and the Sky" in Hong Kong [fr]
During the COP21 held in Paris, the film "Ice and the Sky" by Luc Jacquet was shown 4 times in Hong Kong.
During the COP21 held in Paris, the film "The Ice and the Sky" by Luc Jacquet was shown 4 times in Hong Kong.
The movie “Ice and the Sky” was screened twice during the Hong Kong French Film Festival of Alliance Française, on November 25 and 28, 2015. Co-organized by the Consulate General of France and Macau and Alliance Française de Hong Kong, the screening on the 28th of November was followed by a discussion about the film and climate change in the pre-opening of the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) held in Paris from November 30 to December 12 2015. The debate, moderated by Dr. Isabelle Saves, invited the glaciologist Prof. Liu Lin, professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), the French paleoceanograph Dr Christelle Not, the assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong and student Nathalie Yuen, traveling in Arctic in May 2015 with her schoolmates from the CUHK for seven days to answer questions from the public about polar expeditions and the film. During this special event, the audience were invited to enjoy the exhibition "Climate, expo 360", by Universcience and presented by the Consulate General of France with the support of the BNP Paribas Foundation. This exhibition reveals how each region of the world reacts to the ecological threat.
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On December 11, 2015 - to coincide with the conclusion of the historic climate conference that was held in Paris - the Asia Society Hong Kong and the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macao co-presented the film " Ice and the Sky "- with the support of the BNP Paribas Foundation.
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Also, in order to raise public awareness about global warming through a beautiful educational experience, the short animated film-documentar y“The secret of ices” about the film “Ice and the Sky”, to which Dr. Jérôme Chappellaz contributed as scientific advisor, was screened on December 5, 2015, during the Christmas fair at the French International School More about this event here
About the film "The Ice and the Sky"
This film, produced and directed by Luc Jacquet, director of the Oscar-winning March Of The Penguins, tells the life and the scientific accomplishments of Claude Lorius, who was among the first scientists using ice core records extracted in Antarctica to study climate changes. For more information about the film, please visit (http://iceandsky.com/)
Please note that Wild-Touch has developed an educational program around science, film, climate change and the emblematic figure of glaciologist Claude Lorius. The materials are available and free.
Through videos, cartoons, illustrated plates, stories, photographs, visitors can dive into the great history of climate, discover the mechanics of the major ecosystems of the planet, have researchers around the world and understand the impacts of climate change on earth. Developed educational tools are produced in the form of video, text and illustrated plates. These resources are available online and free of charge.
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