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The Human Element Part of the One Earth Film Festival
CHICAGO-AREA PREMIERE. Live video Q&A with Producer Olivia Ahnemann will follow this screening.
Renowned photographer James Balog (prominently featured in “Chasing Ice”) uses his camera to reveal how environmental change is affecting the lives of everyday Americans. Following the four classical elements—air, earth, fire and water—to frame his journey, Balog explores wildfires, hurricanes, sea level rise, coal mining, and the changes in the air we breathe. He takes it further by examining the effects of the fifth element—the human element—to tell an urgent story while giving inspiration for a more balanced relationship between humanity and nature.
Teens and young adults encouraged to attend. “PG-13” May contain heavy themes, graphic images or language.
Matthew Testa/2018/76 min/Climate Change
Olivia Ahnemann is the producer of THE HUMAN ELEMENT, as well as many other award-winning documentaries including RACING EXTINCTION, UNDER THE GUN and THE COVE. She joins One Earth Film Festival from Boulder, Colorado.
The One Earth Film Festival runs March 1-10. Visit www.oneearthfilmfest.org for trailers, tickets and schedules for more than 30 films in 50 locations throughout Chicagoland. #OEFF2019
One Earth Film Festival is the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival, creating opportunities for understanding climate change, sustainability and the power of human involvement. We showcase top-issue, thought-provoking environmental films and lead audiences in interactive post-film discussions focused on solutions. One Earth Film Festival is a production of Green Community Connections.
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