Saturday Aug 26 01:00 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
About the Film:
Directed by Jeff Orlowski. USA. 2012. 75 min.
Supporting sponsor: The EACH Foundation
Admission: This is a free, ticketed event. Reserve a spot through the dropdown menu above.
In this visually stunning documentary, director Jeff Orlowski follows renowned National Geographic photographer James Balog on a mission to place 30 cameras across three continents to gather visual evidence of the Earth’s melting ice. In collaboration with Honolulu Civil Beat, join us for a post-screening panel discussion with environmental scientists and educators who will address climate change issues affecting Hawai‘i. Panelists to be announced.
This event takes place in conjunction with a special screening of Chasing Coral, Sunday, Aug. 27 at 1pm, followed by a post-screening panel discussion with Maxine Burkett, Camilo Mora, and Malia Nobriga-Olivera, moderated by Matthew Lynch.
Maxine Burkett is a professor at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai‘i and a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. An expert in the law and policy of climate change, she has presented her work on diverse areas of climate law throughout the United States and in West Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Caribbean.
Camilo Mora is an assistant professor of geography at UH Mānoa. Mora's research focuses on biogeography, threats to biodiversity, global conservation assessments and methods for macroecology. His recent research on "Deadly Global Heatwaves" was widely reported by mainstream media around the world. The Mora lab focuses on interconnected lines of research aimed to understand how biodiversity patterns are generated and modified by human activities and, in the process, identifying the conditions where suitable conditions for humans and biodiversity are met.
Malia Nobriga-Olivera is a faculty member at Hawai‘inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge—one of the largest schools of indigenous knowledge in the United States—and serves as director of the LAMA Program "Loli Aniau, Maka‘ala Aniau" (Climate Change, Climate Alert) whose mission is to catalyze climate adaptation and resiliency by engaging communities in Hawai’i and beyond.
Matthew Lynch is the system sustainability coordinator for the ten campuses of the University of Hawai‘i, providing support to enhance the existing sustainability work underway. He is also founder of of the Honolulu-based nonprofit, Asia-Pacific Center for Regenerative Design, and currently serves on the board of directors for Kahumana Organic Farm, Slow Food Oahu, and Hawai‘i Green Growth.