Before the Flood

Fisher Stevens/2016/93 min/Climate Change

ENGLISH SOUNDTRACK WITH SPANISH SUBTITLES: If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change — would you want to know? Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. He goes on expeditions with scientists uncovering the reality of climate change and meets with political leaders fighting against inaction. With unprecedented access to thought leaders around the world, DiCaprio searches for hope in a rising tide of catastrophic news.

Sunday, March 5, 12:30-3:30 p.m. [South][Virtual Reality]
St. Benedict the African-East, 340 W. 66th St., Chicago
Please stay for post-film conversation. Concrete opportunities for action will also be shared by local resource organizations. After the program, enjoy Conservation International's virtual reality short film experience, "Under the Canopy."

Not recommended for children; heavy themes and disturbing images.

Saturday, March 11, 6:30 p.m. [Lake County]
College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St., Building A, Auditorium, Grayslake
Join us after the film for lively conversation exploring what will be our “Paris Treaty” to take action on climate? In December, 2015, in Paris, 195 countries committed to specific actions they would take to address climate change. What could 195 individuals and organizations do if we engage our imaginations and sign-on to s-t-r-e-t-c-h goals? An action resource fair will feature action opportunities related to the film.

Not recommended for children; heavy themes and disturbing images.