Racing Extinction

PRESENTED BY: Sno-King Meaningful Movies
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7:00 PM, Saturday, May 13, 2017
Location: Edmonds, WA (click for map)

In Racing Extinction, a team of artists and activists exposes the hidden world of extinction with never-before-seen images that will change the way we see the planet. Two worlds drive extinction across the globe, potentially resulting in the loss of half of all species. The world of international wildlife trade creates bogus markets at the expense of creatures that have survived on this planet for millions of years. And the other world surrounds us, hiding in plain sight — a world that the oil and gas companies don’t want the rest of us to see.

Oscar®-winning director Louie Psihoyos (THE COVE) assembles a team of artists and activists on an undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and the race to protect them against mass extinction. Spanning the globe to infiltrate the world’s most dangerous black markets and using high tech tactics to document the link between carbon emissions and species extinction, RACING EXTINCTION reveals stunning, never-before seen images that truly change the way we see the world.

DISCUSSION TO FOLLOW

After the film we will have discussion of issues raised by the film.

Doors open at 6:30 for conversation and refreshments, film begins at 7:00.

Donations are gladly accepted to help Sno-King Meaningful Movies continue to bring important films to the community.  We are a 501(c)3 non-profit.

 

 

Special Guests: Dr. Kriss Kevorkian

Sponsors:

  • Peace and Justice Committee, Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation
  • Snohomish County Peace Action
  • Social Action Ministry, Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Church

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/racingextinction/

Release Year: 2015

Running Time: 90 min.

Director: Louie Psihoyos

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Online reservations are not required for this event.

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