|Upcoming Films||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Scott Jackson (sjackzen46gmail.com)|
|Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2013 02:28:18 -0800 (PST)|
Yo 3C'ers! Below is information about the Sierra Club's Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2013 and a screening of *Chasing Ice*, both found on the MN350 calendar. I'll be the Event Host at the Wild & Scenic Film Festival for the Human Rights/Social Justice Films and Speakers Meetup group. At my suggestion, the Minneapolis Movie Monsters Meetup group has also posted the Festival. So far, ten people from the two groups have signed up to see it. It would be great to have some Climate Change Changers there as well. I also hope to see *Chasing Ice*, though that is less certain because I don't own a car and Southdale Library is more than an hour away from my Phillips neighborhood apartment by bus. If anyone else is planning to attend and can offer me a ride (at least part of the way home), please let me know. Thanks. Scott Jackson sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com Sierra Club: Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2013 - Saturday, December 7, 6:00-8:00 pm - Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey Center, University of Minnesota<http://maps.google.com/maps?q=44.971180,-93.245330> 301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN (edit map<http://www.meetup.com/Human-Rights-Social-Justice-Films-and-Speakers/events/151200612/> ) - The Sierra Club North Star Chapter, Midwest Mountaineering, and Patagonia sponsor the Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival. Environmental themes resonate through the films, leaving viewers inspired and motivated to go out and make a difference in their communities. Tickets $10, proceeds from the festival benefit the Sierra Club North Star Chapter. Program will include the following 12 short documentaries: Facing Climate Change: Coastal Tribes Generation Green Georgena Terry How the Kids Saved the Parks Public Lands, Private Profits: A Grand Threat (Grand Canyon) Public Lands, Private Profits: Boom or Bust (Bryce Canyon) Public Lands, Private Profits: Too Special To Drill (Wyoming's Noble Basin) Skateistan The Denali Experiment The Story of Change Two Laps Young Voices for the Planet: Kids vs Global Warming *Chasing Ice* at Southdale Library Tue sday , December 10, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina (map<http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=Southdale%20Library%2C%207001%20York%20Ave%20S%2C%20Edina%2C%2055435> ) In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth's changing climate. Even with a scientific upbringing, Balog had been a skeptic about climate change. But that first trip north opened his eyes to the biggest story in human history and sparked a challenge within him that would put his career and his very well-being at risk. *Chasing Ice* is the story of one man's mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, the photographer conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. With a band of young adventurers in tow, Balog began deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers. As the debate polarizes America and the intensity of natural disasters ramps up globally, Balog finds himself at the end of his tether. Battling untested technology in subzero conditions, he comes face to face with his own mortality. It takes years for Balog to see the fruits of his labor. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate .
- (no other messages in thread)
Results generated by Tiger Technologies Web hosting using MHonArc.