OCUUC 2nd Annual Environmental Film Festival
2019 Film Festival Titles to be shown:
A New View of the Moon- Become reacquainted with awe alongside strangers interacting with a telescope trained on the moon. Wylie Overstreet takes his telescope around the streets of LA to give passersby an up-close look. (3 minutes)
Blue Carbon Blue Carbon is carbon thats captured and stored by coastal wetlands, helping to mitigate climate change. This film is about mud and the multiple benefits that estuaries provide for us. (6 minutes)
Hear the Call: Salmon Nation Travel to the front lines of a battle that will decide the fate of wild salmon and the entire British Columbia coastal ecosystem that depends on them. (24 minutes)
Fire Followers Yosemite National Park botanists search for flowers that germinate and bloom after fires, covering the landscape in a beautiful but brief display that may not return until the next fire. (6 minutes)
Flipping the Switch LeeAnne Walters led a movement that tested the tap water in Flint, Michigan and exposed their water crisis. Her persistence made government take action for clean water access. Robert Redford narrates. (6 minutes)
Great Old Broads for Wolves Introducing the Great Old Broads for Wilderness and their fight to keep southwestern Colorados wilderness an intact, natural environment. They have found their voice to make a difference. (5 minutes)
Mexican Fishing Bats As the sun sets over the Sea of Cortez, a tiny bat emerges from the boulder-covered hillsides and heads out to sea to snag fish. Untangle the mystery of how these endangered bats find their prey. (6 minutes)
Filmmaker Eddie Roqueta has been invited to attend the Festival.
Too Precious to Mine The Havasupai have lived at the Grand Canyon bottom for centuries but now, uranium mining on the canyons rims is putting the tribes drinking water and its way of life at risk. This film tells their story. (10 minutes)
Tracking Snow Join scientists as they re-purpose an old technique (using DNA) in a way that revolutionizes how we study threatened species and manage our landscapes but also highlights the importance of collaboration. (5 minutes)
JP Lawrence will attend the Festival to introduce her film and answer questions.
Our Last Trash This film highlights the current global recycling crisis and the adverse effects of disposable plastics on the ocean and environment, while exploring the meaning of a zero waste lifestyle. Colorful animation. (20 minutes)
Filmmaker Joanne Yue will attend the Festival to introduce her film and answer questions.
What Does it Take Meet the New Environmentalists, who have a common goal, safeguarding the Earths natural resources from exploitation and pollution. Featured are passionate, dedicated activists around the globe. (2 minutes)
OCUUC ~ 2845 Mesa Verde Drive East ~ Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church (View)
2845 Mesa Verde East
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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