AU’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking and Filmmakers for Conservation Present:
The 7th Annual Spring 2012 Film Series – February 7 – April 3, 2012
Hosted by Chris Palmer and Justine Schmidt
Wechsler Theater, 3rd Floor, Mary Graydon Center
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016-8017
Metro: Tenleytown/AU, shuttle bus service to AU
Free and Open to the Public
No Reservation Required
Tuesday, February 7 at 7 pm
Shark Week with Executive Producer Brooke Runnette
Brooke Runnette, the key person behind Discovery Channel’s famed Shark Week annual event, will show clips while explaining why Shark Week is so successful, what is does for shark conservation, and the challenges she faces in producing the programs.
Tuesday, February 14 at 7 pm
Defending Eden: Indigenous People, Conservation and Film
How storytelling over multiple media platforms might enable Ecuador’s Waorani people to defend their biologically rich territory from the incursion of industry. Filmmakers Keith Heyward and Jennifer Berglund of Prehensile Productions will discuss their film and their experience as new environmental filmmakers trying to hang on to their values in a competitive industry.
To see the the rest of the schedule go to: environmentalfilm.org