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(n) The proposed current geological epoch, in which humans are the primary cause of permanent planetary change.

We have reached an unprecedented moment in planetary history. Humans now arguably change the Earth and its processes more than all other natural forces combined. Climate change, extinctions, invasive species, technofossils, anthroturbation, terraforming of land, and redirection of water are all part of the indelible human signature.

The Anthropocene Project is a multidisciplinary body of work from world-renowned collaborators Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky and Jennifer Baichwal. Combining art, film, virtual reality, augmented reality, and scientific research, the project investigates human influence on the state, dynamic and future of the Earth.

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“ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH” – CHUCK: HIGHLY RECOMMENDS – PAM: HIGHLY RECOMMENDS

September 19, 2019

Filmmakers travel to six continents and 20 countries to document the impact humans have made on the planet. Chuck says: A visually stunning and alarming film that travels around the world to bear witness to the many environmental crimes man has inflicted on the planet over the last century. From Chile to Siberia, Houston to…

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Film for a troubled planet

September 19, 2019

“Anthropocene: The Human Epoch” is a call to action It’s not too late to save the planet, according to a visually stunning documentary to be screened by UW-Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies in advance of a pivotal United Nations climate summit. A free showing of Anthropocene: The Human Epoch on Sept. 25 at Union South Marquee…

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ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch Nominated for Allan King Award for Excellence in Documentary

September 12, 2019

Canadian Newswire TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW/ – The DGC is pleased to announce the full 2019 DGC Awards nominees for Feature Film, Documentary, Short Film, Television Series, and Movies for Television and Mini-Series. Selected from over 300 submissions, the nominees represent a spectrum of talent, genres and diversity in the screen-based industry. The Awards will be…

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This stunning new film captures how humans have reshaped every part of the Earth

August 31, 2019

By Eillie Anzilotti | Fast Company The new documentary Anthropocene: The Human Epoch doesn’t waste any time getting to the point: For the first minute of the film, all we see are flames. It’s mesmerizing, in a way, the same way that a fire burning in a hearth on a cold night inevitably draws our gaze. But this…

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Visual storytelling with flair illustrates human impact on Earth

August 29, 2019

By Peter Tonguette | The Columbus Dispatch  Have human beings made enough of an impact on the natural world for the experts to name a new geological epoch? The documentary “Anthropocene: The Human Epoch” — co-directed by Canadian filmmaker Nicholas de Pencier; his wife, Jennifer Baichwal; and still photographer Edward Burtynsky — offers jaw-dropping views of sites around…

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September: 5 photographic exhibitions not to be missed in Italy

August 29, 2019

Vogue Italia For those who have already returned to the city after the summer holidays but have no intention of stopping to travel, even if only by thinking, we would like to point out 5 photography exhibitions not to be missed. From Milan to Nuoro, passing through Genoa, Bologna and Spilimbergo, there are many proposals to…

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Kino Lorber Teams With Kanopy For Special Theatrical Run Of Climate Change Docu ‘Anthropocene: The Human Epoch’

August 19, 2019

By Dino-Ray Ramos | Deadline EXCLUSIVE: The climate change documentary Anthropocene: The Human Epoch is just as much a visual marvel as it is a call to action. Kino Lorber is partnering with the streaming platform Kanopy to bring the feature docu to over 100 theaters nationwide on September 25 to coincide with the U.N. Climate Action Summit and Climate Week NYC in…

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The Anthropocene Project at the MAST Foundation in Bologna: A Wake-up Call to Save the Planet

July 25, 2019

By Nicolò Gallio When was the last time you felt mesmerised and guilty at the same time, while looking at a piece of art? It happened to me last Saturday more than once when I was visiting the Anthropocene exhibition at the MAST Foundation in Bologna. I knew I was going to experience an impactful show given…

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Envisioning the Anthropocene

June 22, 2019

By Esther Hershkovits | Good Trouble Magazine Over the last five years, three visual artists documented the staggering state of our current geological epoch – ‘The Anthropocene’ – collaborating with a research team of scientists to investigate our indelible signature on the planet. The Anthropocene Project is a multidisciplinary body of work from world-renowned artists Nicholas de…

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Oh Dear: Photos Show What Humans Have Done To The Planet

June 15, 2019

By Jonathan Lambert and Rebecca Ellis | NPR Humans have made an indelible mark on the planet. Since the mid-20th century, we’ve accelerated the digging of mines, construction of dams, expansion of cities and clearing of forests for agriculture — activity that will be visible in the geological record for eons to come. Some scientists are calling…

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