Julia Barnes/2017/60 min/Water
CHICAGO-AREA PREMIERE. FILM DESCRIPTION: With access to renowned environmental experts and breathtaking underwater cinematography, award-winning filmmaker Julia Barnes takes audiences on a provocative journey, through the most stunning and threatened ecosystems on the planet and the rallying movement to save them, leaving audiences around the world inspired to fight for our oceans - and our future. Sea of Life is an award-winning film about changing the world. It's about rising up in the face of catastrophe and having the courage to fight for what you love. In fact, at 16, Barnes was so inspired by a documentary film that she decided to make her own. She bought a camera, learned to dive, and produced and directed this film. This film is one of several One Earth selections that features a strong female role model.
Teens and young adults encouraged to attend.
Sunday, March 4, 1 to 3 p.m. [South]
St. James Church, 19 E. 29th St., Chicago
Stay for a rich discussion with Ann McElhatton of the Illinois Ocean Coalition and Peggy McGrath, Founder and Director of Go Green Oak Park. Leave with ideas for actions that you can take that address ocean conservation. Facilitator: Pam Bergdall, Local and International Facilitator for the Institute of Cultural Affairs.
Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue.