On Wednesday, January 25, at 5:30 p.m., ECOMB’s Cinema Green Project, in partnership with Earth Ethics Institute at Miami Dade College, presents “Before the Flood” from the Stand Up, Rise Up! film series. The film will screen at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2 Avenue, Room 7128, in downtown Miami, There will be a panel discussion following the film with Caroline Lewis, CLEO Institute, as Moderator; and panelists Greg Hamra, of the Citizens Climate Lobby, and Delaney Reynolds, from the Miami Sea Rise Project. All Stand Up, Rise Up! films are free, but RSVPs are required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Before the Flood
Actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio travels the world to examine first-hand the effects of climate change, and to learn more about possible ways to prevent catastrophic damage that could make the Earth unsustainable for human life. During his journey, he speaks with such influential figures as President Barack Obama, Pope Francis, and tech innovator Elon Musk, and makes a speech before the United Nations calling for greater action on this issue. Directed by Fisher Stevens. ~ Jack Rodgers, Rovi
About Cinema Green
Bringing about environmental change and awareness in our community is one of ECOMB’s primary goals. And this is exactly what Cinema Green Project is all about: through the screening of environmental documentaries, educate and increase the awareness among Miami-Dade County residents about pressing ecological issues in South Florida and around the world.
The Cinema Green Project, produced in collaboration with the Miami Beach Cinematheque, is a monthly film series that fuses lessons learned from each screening with an opportunity to get involved in local sustainability efforts, yielding a more environmentally conscious society. In doing so, ECOMB hopes to inspire advocacy and action amongst the community and provide opportunities for positive change to occur.
ECOMB is an environmental education nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable living practices, fostering environmental stewardship and preserving our community’s ecology.
The Stand Up, Rise Up! film series is being shown at various locations in Miami, from January 25 through March 22. The next film is “South Florida’s Rising Seas: Impact” on Wednesday, February 1, at EcoTech Visions, 670 NW 112 Street, Miami, FL 33168.