The New Environmentalists
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Showings
Throckmorton TheatreFri, Oct 9, 2015 2:00 PM Not Available
 
Rafael 3Wed, Oct 14, 2015 8:00 PM Not Available
 
Film Info
Section:Valley of the Docs
5@5 / Shorts
Active Cinema
Running Time:85 min
Premiere Status:World
Print Source:Mill Valley Film Group
Note Writer:Kelly Clement
Description

For this special environmental program we bring you three new films from Marin County’s own Mill Valley Film Group, whose motto is “Making Films That Matter.”

THE ROOTS OF 'ULU 
US 2015, 34 min
Director: John Antonelli
Take a trip to the Hawaiian Islands, where we are introduced to the mythological origins of ‘ulu, commonly known as breadfruit. After being replaced over the years by commercial crops like coffee and sugar, the 'ulu plant is now making a dramatic comeback, playing an important role in cultural preservation and food sustainability for Hawaii’s future.

THE NEW ENVIRONMENTALISTS: FROM MYANMAR TO SCOTLAND
US 2015, 30 min
Directors: John Antonelli, Will Parrinello, Tom Dusenbery
Robert Redford narrates the latest edition of this Emmy award-winning seriesan annual tribute to six passionate environmental heroes from around the world who share a common goal of safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution.

SEA CHANGE 
US 2015, 23 min
Director: John Antonelli
In this dramatic documentary narrated by Danny Glover, we follow Ikal Angelei, a 31-year-old Turkana native, and her grassroots efforts to halt construction of the Gibe III dam in Ethiopia in order to protect the indigenous people who rely on the Omo River and Lake Turkana as their vital source of water.



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Co-presented by Goldman Environmental Prize
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