October 11-13 TIE has partnered with the DC Environmental Film Festival (DCEFF) in order to help advance them in their mission of advancing public understanding of environmental issues through the power of film. In 2016, the DCEFF expanded beyond Washington, D.C. and featured On Tour: Boston, a special travelling film showcase to bring the Environmental Film Festival beyond the nation's capital. Having partnered with On Tour: Boston for their first showcase, TIE is very excited to promote three new films that will be shown next week!
More information about the films and viewings below! To learn more about the DCEFF On Tour: Boston, check out their website!
Wednesday, October 11 @ 7 pm: HAPPENING: A Clean Energy Revolution (USA, 2017, 71 min.) Filmmaker Jamie Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits and makes communities stronger and healthier. Happening explores issues of human resilience, social justice, embracing the future and finding hope for our survival. Boston Premiere.
Thursday, October 12 @ 7pm: WASTED! The Story of Food Waste (US, 2017, 90 min.) Consider the fact that one third of the food grown annually for human consumption is never eaten and ends up being thrown away. That’s 1.3 billion tons of food annually. WASTED! The Story of Food Waste shows how even small actions can lead to new ways of using more food, feeding more people, curbing environmental damage, stimulating technology and business, and ultimately improving the health and well being of all citizens worldwide. Directed by Anna Chai and Nari Kye. Produced by Anthony Bourdain. Boston Preview Screening Co-presented with GlobeDocs.
Friday, October 13 @ 6:30pm: Chasing Coral (US, 2017, 93 min.). Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world. Directed by Jeff Orlowski. Co-presented with BU ISE and BU Arts Initiative.