St. Augustine EcoCinema – Four-Part Environmental Film Series
On The Front Porch at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, the series features screenings of environmental documentaries. All four are free and open to the public and are on a Tuesday. Free parking also at the Amp.
The documentaries address environmental topics of plastic pollution, rising sea levels, food waste and marine habitat destruction. Q&A session with local experts afterwards. Local organizations will also be on hand to answer questions and share information on ways to positively address these four areas of environmental concern.
Socially distanced seating on a first come, first seated basis. And, masks will be required unless seated.
Concessions and a food truck will be on site.
Series Schedule / Details
May 11, 2021 — “Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch” — the multiple award-winning independent documentary that chronicles Angela Sun’s personal journey of discovery to one of the most remote places on Earth, Midway Atoll, to uncover the truth behind the mystery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
June 15, 2021 — “Sinking Cities: Miami” and “The Oldest City Underwater” — “Sinking Cities: Miami” is one of four “Sinking Cities” episodes exploring how global cities arecoming to grips with the real-time effects of rising seas and extreme weather. “The Oldest City Underwater” addresses rising water levels within St. Augustine.
August 17, 2021 — “Wasted! The Story of Food Waste” — Anthony Bourdain-produced documentary aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. It explains how food waste contributes to climate change and shows how each of us can make small changes to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century.
October 19, 2021 — “Blue” — stunning, intimate and grand documentary that delves deep into how industrial scale fishing, habitat destruction, species loss and pollution have placed the ocean in peril.
Proudly presented by The St. Augustine Amphitheatre’s Green Hands Initiative, in partnership with the St. Augustine Film Society, The Golden Way and Beaches Go Green.
The Front Porch open 6:00pm / Film at 7:00pm followed by Q & A Session
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