Cannes has unveiled its full 2015 lineup, with director Luc Jacquet’s (“March of the Penguins”) nature documentary “Ice and the Sky” set to close the festival.
Jacquet’s fourth feature film explores the scientific discoveries of Claude Lorius, who began studying Antarctic glaciers in 1957 before becoming one of the first scientists to support the theory of global warming in 1965. Today, he’s 82.
A French biologist turned filmmaker, Jacquet won an Oscar for 2005’s “March of the Penguins” and in 2010 launched the environmental nonprofit Wild-Touch. “Ice and the Sky” was produced by Eskwad and will be distributed by Pathé. Wild Bunch is handling international sales at Cannes.