Source: South China Morning Post
A year after releasing “A Plastic Ocean,” a documentary about the disastrous effects of disposable plastic on the world’s oceans, Craig Leeson turned his attention to a different project.
In 2017, the Australian and long-time Hong Kong resident went filming in the Alps to focus on extreme alpine sports – but when he found out about the work of a group of French scientists measuring ice deep inside the glaciers, he was drawn back to the mission of shining a light on the perils of climate change.
The film traces the vanishing snowlines in Asia, Europe, South America, and Antarctica, in a stark global odyssey that highlights how human activity has wreaked havoc on the environment.
Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, “The Last Glaciers” was scheduled to hit the festival circuit this summer.
Read the story at the South China Morning Post.
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