OUR BEAUTIFUL PLANET HOME
Symphony for Nature + Beyond Climate + Old Survivor
7:30pm • Wednesday, March 20 | Albany Twin Theatre MAP
$12 (included with Festival Pass)
Celebrating the natural world, prompting us to be effective stewards
Q&A with filmmakers follows - Trailer and ticket links here
Symphony for Nature • Anne Flatté (Documentary, 27:00)
This lovely film is the behind-the-scenes story of how classical musicians joined with indigenous drummers for the powerful first performance of “Natural History,” a new composition by Michael Gordon inspired by Oregon’s breathtaking Crater Lake, a spiritual place known as giiwas to the Klamath people.
Beyond Climate • Ian Mauro (Documentary, 72:00)
British Columbia’s experience of global warming — heat waves, droughts, melting glaciers, pest outbreaks, back-to-back record-setting forest fires, and changes to the oceans — spotlights how climate change affects local environments and communities. Narrated by renowned scientist, broadcaster, environmentalist, and B.C. resident Dr. David Suzuki. READ MORE…
Old Survivor • Stan Dodson, Nicolas Berger, Emily Fraser • (Documentary, 22:38)
This film tells the story of Oakland’s resilient, ecologically amazing, and now protected redwood forest, featuring “Old Survivor" — the only remaining old-growth redwood in the East Bay hills.