Special Event: New Climate Change Documentary Special Screening

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On November 3rd at UNH’s Memorial Union Building Theater I at 6:30pm join PREP, the NH Coastal Adaptation Workgroup, Union of Concerned Scientists & the UNH Sustainability Institute for a very special, before it’s released in theaters screening of National Geographic’s new documentary, Before the Flood.

Watch the trailer HERE. 

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood, presents an engaging account of how society can prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems and native communities across the globe. DiCaprio interviews individuals from every facet of society in both developing and developed nations who provide unique, impassioned and pragmatic views on what must be done today to transition our economic and political systems into environmentally friendly institutions. Subjects of the film include: Leonardo DiCaprio, President Barack Obama, Former President Bill Clinton, Secretary of State John Kerry, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Pope Francis.

The event is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 6:30pm with a special unveiling of the 2016 King Tide Photo Contest submissions, the film will begin at 7pm, followed by an engaging and unique panel discussion with UNH professor David Richman, professor of Theater and Dance; Professor David Kaye, chair of the UNH Dept. of Theater and Dance and Dr. Cameron Wake, UNH professor of climate and sustainability.

Please Join Us!

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 3rd, 2016
TIME: Doors 6:30; Film 7:00; Post-film panel 8:30
LOCATION: UNH Campus, Memorial Union Building Theater I, 83 Main Street, Durham, NH 03824

For more information please contact Jill Farrell from PREP at jill.farrell@unh.edu or 603-862-0724.

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PREP is part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program, a joint program between local, state and federal agencies established under the Clean Water Act with the goal of protecting and enhancing nationally significant estuarine resources. PREP is supported in part by an EPA matching grant and is housed within the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering at the University of New Hampshire.

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