Shark Loves the Amazon

Mark London and Cidney Hue/2012/60 min/Social Justice

CHICAGO PREMIERE. FILM DESCRIPTION: After 30 years of experience in the Amazon, author and lawyer Mark London shares a unique perspective on an issue with global consequences: Can twenty-one million people and the rainforest share the same space? With levels of deforestation approaching the point of no return at an alarming rate, London poses a provocative alternative to the age-old mantra, “Leave the forest untouched.” Learn more at Shark Loves Amazon.

Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. [South]
Harper Theater, 5238 S. Harper Ave., Chicago
Admission $4

Please stay for the post-film discussion with Director Cidney Hue, as well as Amy Rosenthal, Program Officer for Conservation and Sustainable Development at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Learn about ways to take action from R. Carson of Edward Jones' Socially Responsible Investment funds.

After the program, enjoy Conservation International's virtual reality short film, "Under the Canopy."

Co-presented by the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce and the South East Chicago Commission.

*Some heavy themes and images may be disturbing for children.