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This Green Earth – February 5, 2019 Nicholas de Pencier

KPCW Radio During the second half of the show, Chris and Nell spoke with Nicholas de Pencier, one of the filmmakers of ANTHROPOCENE, which just screened as a feature documentary at the Sundance Film Festival.  The film is described as a cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive re-engineering of the planet. Amidst stunning imagery , the…

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Alicia Vikander-Narrated Climate Change Doc ‘Anthropocene’ Nabbed by Kino Lorber

By Etan Vlessing | Hollywood Reporter The Canadian film, by directors Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky, is set for a September theatrical release. The Canadian documentary Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, narrated by Oscar winner Alicia Vikander, has had its U.S. rights nabbed by Kino Lorber. The climate change film that explores the human impact on…

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Seville International licences ‘Anthropocene: The Human Epoch’ to Kino Lorber (exclusive)

By Jeremy Kay | Screen Daily Seville International announced from Sundance on Tuesday (29) it has licensed US rights on Anthropocene: The Human Epoch to Kino Lorber and struck key additional international sales. The documentary from Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky is the first acquisition by Kino Lorber in association with Kanopy, the free streaming…

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“Filming in 44 Locations in 22 Countries on Six Continents”: DP Nicholas de Pencier on Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Filmmaker Magazine DP Nicholas de Pencier has long collaborated with his wife, director Jennifer Baichwal, on her projects. One of their most acclaimed films, Manufactured Landscapes, was a profile of large-format landscape photographer (and fellow Canadian) Edward Burtynsky. Now, on Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, Burtynsky moves from subject to collaborator on a large project tackling nothing less…

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“Anthropocene: The Human Epoch” Beautifully portrays the horrors of man’s new era

By Pamela Powell | Reel Honest Reviews ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “Anthropocene: The Human Epoch” is the third film by Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky to address the environment, preceded by “Manufactured Landscapes” (2006) and “Watermark” (2013). The film, narrated in layman’s terms by Alicia Vikander, gives us a stunning visual education of our current world’s state as we…

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“I was Amazed That We Got Permission to Film in Russia”: Directors Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky | Anthropocene – The Human Epoch

Filmmaker Magazine Whenever directors watch their own films, they always do so with the knowledge that there are moments that occurred during their production — whether that’s in the financing and development or shooting or post — that required incredible ingenuity, skill, planning or just plain luck, but whose difficulty is invisible to most spectators.…

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SUNDANCE FILM REVIEW: ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH

By Alexander Ortega | Slug Magazine ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Directors: Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky Imagine yurt-like structures made of elephant tusks. Then shift your vision to bright-green pools of lithium in a middle-of-nowhere desert, with pipes flowing the alien-looking liquid from one area to an adjacent one. Grimy machinery…

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Soaking up Sundance: Canadian creators are Utah-bound

By T’cha Dunlevy | Montreal Gazette  The Sundance Film Festival, and its irreverent offshoot Slamdance, are coveted launch pads for any media project, as confirmed by the Canadian creators who will be travelling to Park City next week. Quebec auteurs are well served this year, with virtual-reality stars and Sundance regulars Felix & Paul premièring two…

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