Racing Extinction

26
/ Oct
Wednesday
2016

Racing Extinction

Location
719 Vernon St.
Venue
Civic Theatre
Time
07:00 pm
Price
$10 general / $7 18 & under / $45 festival pass

Racing Extinction (USA, 2015, 94min)Oscar®-winning director Louie Psihoyos (THE COVE) assembles a team of artists and activists on an undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and the race to protect them against mass extinction. Spanning the globe to infiltrate the world’s most dangerous black markets and using high tech tactics to document the link between carbon emissions and species extinction, RACING EXTINCTION reveals stunning, never-before seen images that truly change the way we see the world. The film has received one Academy Award nomination and one Emmy nomination. Premiered 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

Short Films
real-food-media_sponsorsBeyond the Seal (USA, 2016, 5min) – Beyond the Seal peels back our understanding of the most eaten fruit in the United States, the banana, uncovering its toxic production and the people behind a movement to change the industry. Best Student Film and Peoples’ Choice Winner, 2016 Real Food Media Contest

Home Flavored (USA, 2016, 5min) – In this powerful and poignant portrait of a Latino American family, award winning Youth Speaks poet Monica Mendoza tells the haunting story of how corporations continue to colonize the bodies of her culture and how we can return to our roots. Grand Prize Winner, 2016 Real Food Media Contest
 

 

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