Desmond-Fish hosting film/discussion series
The Desmond-Fish Library will present a weekend of films and conversations about climate change from March 4 to 6. The series will feature documentaries selected by documentary filmmaker David Gelber, environmental journalist Andrew Revkin and climate scientist Radley Horton.
The series begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 4, with a selection of short films curated and hosted by Revkin and Horton, including Why People Don’t Believe in Climate Science; Common Ground with Climate Skeptics; The Greening of Planet Earth (1992); an episode of National Geographic Explorer called Bill Nye’s Global Meltdown; an animated short, Trend and Variation; an episode of Cosmos titled Weather Versus Climate Change; and an episode from the Emmy-award winning Years of Living Dangerously selected by Gelber, who was the series’ producer.
At 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, Gelber and Horton will present a screening of Everything’s Cool, a 2007 documentary that examines the divide between scientists and the general public over global warming. Finally, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, the series closes with the documentary Chasing Ice (2012), which examines the planet’s rapidly melting glaciers.
Audience members are invited to stay after each screening for a conversation about the films and the issues they explore.
“We hope this series will serve as a forum for our community members to express their concerns about climate change and its effects and seek out answers and ideas from experts working in the field,” said Desmond-Fish Library Director Jen McCreery.
The Desmond-Fish Library is located at 472 Route 403 (at the corner of 9D) in Garrison. For more information visit desmondfishlibrary.org or call 845-424-3020.
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