4:30-5:30 p.m. Nature Resource Expo

5:30-6:30 p.m. Films:

  • Grass Skis, Directed by Sebastian Aragon, W. Hassel, & O. Jolles (4 minutes)
  • Butter your skis up just in time for a warm winter!
  • End of Snow, Directed by Morgan Heim (20 minutes) A journey into the past, present, and future of snowpack in the west, End of Snow is a story told by a climate change scientist on her journey through Colorado and Wyoming.
  • Return of the Desert Bighorn, Directed by Ben Masters (9 minutes) This film follows wildlife biologists as they capture, collar, and relocate desert bighorn to restore a healthy population in West Texas.
  • Water, Directed by Mark Knight (4 minutes) Take a journey to some of the planet’s most spectacular glaciers, waterfalls, beaches, rivers, and waterways. Destinations: Iceland, Igauzu Falls, Atchafalaya Basin, Lake Tahoe, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, and Punta Cana.
  • The Passage, Directed by Nathan Dappen (25 minutes) In 1974, my 20-year-old parents and uncle built their own canoes, launched them into the Pacific, and became some of the first people in modern history to canoe from Washington to Alaska up the Inside Passage.

6:30-7 p.m. INTERMISSION / Nature Resource Expo

7-8 p.m. Films

  • Earth Doctor, Directed by Malia Cahill (7 minutes) In this short film made by Maui middle school students in the Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club, Earth visits a doctor to diagnose her unusual symptoms before being sent to a therapist to get to the “root of the problem”.
  • Cascade Crossroads, Directed by Ted Grudowski (31 minutes) Winner of 2018 Gold and Bronze Telly Awards, Cascade Crossroads chronicles seemingly opposite interests joining forces to restore a critical wildlife corridor and improve transportation in Washington.
  • The Adventures of Zack and Molly, Directed by Jim Toomey (12 minutes) Zack’s online request is answered by Molly, a tech-savvy dumbo octopus on a mission to tell the world about the importance of the deep ocean.
  • The Ocean: Our Foundation, Directed by Malia Cahill (5 minutes) This film by students in the Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club references the coral polyp’s central role in the Hawaiian creation chant as a metaphor for its role as warning of the destruction modern humans are doing to our oceans.
  • Iceland: Into the Flow of Your True Nature, Directed by Ilan Shamir (2 minutes) Allowing the voice of nature to flow over us and take us deeper into an expanded awareness is always a gift.

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