IT'S EASY BEING GREEN:
FILMS ABOUT ANIMALS AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Sunday, January 17 | 12:00
2015 | 60 min., including talk | English | New England premieres
Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont
Environmentally-themed animated and live action films that are as educational as they are entertaining. Followed by a discussion with Alice Van Evera, Mari McBride, and Lily Georgopoulos, three 12-year-old girls from Lexington, MA, featured in the film Save Tomorrow. Recommended for age 4-12 ($9).
The Marvelous Musical Report (of the Marine National Monuments) by Stephani Gordon, a hilarious and stunning film shot in high definition about why it’s worth protecting the four extraordinary marine national monuments in the Pacific Ocean.
Finconceivable by Lily Williams, about the importance of sharks in our world and what could happen if the ocean’s fiercest predators ceased to exist.
Save Tomorrow by Lynne Cherry, about three girls from Lexington, Massachusetts, 9 years-old at the time, who team up to overturn a town law banning solar panels on public buildings and subsequently convince the Girl Scouts to remove palm oil from their cookies (part of the Young Voices for the Planet series about youths from all over the world who are making a difference for the environment).
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney, an animated version of the award-winning book based on the true story of the woman who made the world more beautiful with a handful of seeds that is narrated by Claire Danes.
All Over the Map by Jeff Dunham, about Seney Refuge in Michigan, part of the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Wildlife Refuge System.
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