Black Peaks

Black Peaks

USA

2021

18 min

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USA

2021

18 min

This film about the impacts of climate change in Nepal, Asia, and the world focuses on the loss of available water and its consequences for large populations in Asia, due to the melting of ice and snow and changes in precipitation. Using research, photographic evidence, and interviews with experts, Black Peaks tells a story about what is happening and why it should worry all of us.

This film about the impacts of climate change in Nepal, Asia, and the world focuses on the loss of available water and its consequences for large populations in Asia, due to the melting of ice and snow and changes in precipitation. Using research, photographic evidence, and interviews with experts, Black Peaks tells a story about what is happening and why it should worry all of us.

Original Language

English

Direction

Dr. Jennifer Lewis

Camera

Kier Askew/ Brianne Bell/ Christopher Bender/ Preshanee Bhattarai/ Kirsten Cornwell/ Suvecha Dhungana 

Editing

Kier Askew/ Brianne Bell/ Christopher Bender/ Preshanee Bhattarai/ Kirsten Cornwell/ Suvecha Dhungana 

Sound

Kutumba

Script

Producer

Kier Askew/ Brianne Bell/ Christopher Bender/ Preshanee Bhattarai/ Kirsten Cornwell/ Suvecha Dhungana 

Filmmaker

Filmmaker

This film was created as a student project by the Conservation Storytelling Classes of 2020, which collected the visuals and conducted in-person interviews, and 2021, which carried out research and edited the film. The effort involved students from George Mason University in the US, Kathmandu University, and Tribhuvan University’s Institute of Forestry in Pokhara, Nepal. The students came from the fields of Environmental Science, Communications, and Film Studies.

This film was created as a student project by the Conservation Storytelling Classes of 2020, which collected the visuals and conducted in-person interviews, and 2021, which carried out research and edited the film. The effort involved students from George Mason University in the US, Kathmandu University, and Tribhuvan University’s Institute of Forestry in Pokhara, Nepal. The students came from the fields of Environmental Science, Communications, and Film Studies.

Contact

Dr. Jennifer Lewis, George Mason University

6804 Capstan Drive, Annandale, Virginia 22003, USA

jlewis33@gmu.edu

Contact

Dr. Jennifer Lewis, George Mason University

6804 Capstan Drive, Annandale, Virginia 22003, USA

jlewis33@gmu.edu