The 2019 Eco Film Festival will be held once a month beginning in April and ending in August. This event is hosted by Green Iowa AmeriCorps in collaboration with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department, Iowa City Recycling, and the Iowa City Public Library (ICPL).
All films will be shown in Meeting Room A of the ICPL at 7 p.m.
Popcorn is provided, but personal snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome.
There is no fee to participate. All are welcome.
July 11: "Climate Refugees"
Climate Refugees is the first feature film to explore in-depth the global human impact of climate change and its serious destabilizing effect on international politics. The film turns the distant concept of global warming into a concrete human problem with enormous worldwide consequences.
Filmmakers Justin Hogan and Michael Nash traveled the world for nearly 3 years to document the impact of climate change, witnessing inhabitants of countries forced to leave their homes by climatic events with little or no protection. The film features a variety of leading scientists, relief workers, security consultants, and major political figures. All make a strong case that, whether human-caused or a product of nature, the changing climate is already creating humanitarian disasters and will inevitably lead to worldwide political instability. Climate Refugees was filmed in Bangladesh, Tuvalu, China, Fiji, Chad, Sudan, Kenya, Maldives, Europe and the US. (2010)
Run time: 87 min
From The Video Project