Samuel in the Clouds
First screened in October 2016
Director: Pieter Van Eecke. Documentary about a ski-lift operator atop Bolivia's highest mountain, watching his profession and the ecosystem of the mountain irrevocably change.

Twitter Capsule: Mutedly scary climate-change chronicle, as an aging Bolivian ski-lift operator sees the sun bake his slope.

VOR:   There are so many good climate-change documentaries, but they rarely take such a personal, specific, inductive route toward big ideas.

Photo © Clin d'oeil Films/BALDR Film/A Private View

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Chicago International Film Festival: Golden Hugo (Best Documentary)

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