Join us April 29th for a free film showing!
On Sunday April 29th from 6 to 7:30pm, our Huliau Outdoor Leadership Council and festival founder Shawna Crocker will be presenting seven short environmental films from the 2018 Colorado Environmental Film Festival. This free showing is open to the public and will be held in the ʻIke Leʻa science building on UH Maui College campus. Please use the parking next to the science building which is off Wahinepio Ave past the recycling center. For more on the featured films see the descriptions below.
Voices of the Inside Passage
Directed by: Byron Goggin (15 minutes)
There is a silent war brewing between British Columbia and Southeast Alaska, a modern-day battle of industry vs. environment with higher stakes than ever. In one corner, British Columbia’s $9 billion/year mining industry. In the other corner, Southeast Alaska’s fishing industry, which supplies over 1/6 of the United States’ seafood. Country: Canada, USA
Directed by: Christopher Jenkins (15 minutes)
A doctor in search of undervalued natural resources considered ‘lost crops’ teams up with an experienced botanist and humanitarian for an international journey of discovery. Country: USA
A Crude Injustice
Directed by: Jane Hammond (26 minutes)
A Crude Injustice documents the aftermath of Australia’s biggest offshore oil spill. Designed to give a voice to the people of West Timor impacted by the 2009 disaster, this story will appeal to a wide range of audiences including those in the US who have been impacted by the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster. Website: http://www.acrudeinjustice.com.au/
Country: Australia Language: English, Indonesian – Subtitles: English
The Case for Organics
Directed by: Dave Bowden (4 minutes)
Advances in biological and horticultural science provide more evidence for the need to grow and eat organic produce. Country: USA
A Chocolate Bar
Directed by: Ashram Shahrivar and Agusriady Saputra (15 minutes)
An intimate story of the cost of deforestation for palm oil.
Country: USA, Indonesia Language: Indonesian, English – Subtitles: English
Directed by: Mark Knight (4 minutes)
Take a journey to some of the planet’s most spectacular glaciers, waterfalls, beaches, rivers, and waterways. Destinations include: Iceland, Igauzu Falls, Atchafalaya Basin, Lake Tahoe, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, and Punta Cana. Website: https://waterwcnshort.com/