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Documentary Film Screening: Chasing Coral
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm-8:30 pmFree
Saint Louis Zoo
1 Government Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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From the makers of Chasing Ice comes the remarkable adventure of one team capturing our changing oceans.
Free and OPEN to ALL. Junior Academy members and middle and high school students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Reservations not required. Parking is free in the Zoo North lot or on the street in Forest Park.
Chasing Coral, an Exposure Labs production, is being brought to you by the Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center at the University of Missouri – St. Louis in partnership with the Saint Louis Zoo and The Academy of Science – St. Louis.
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. Divers, photographers and scientists set out on an ocean adventure to discover why the reefs are disappearing and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.
“A triumph of both visual and narrative storytelling.”
– The Economist
“Gorgeous Underwater Exploration is ‘The War Room’ for Environmental Advocacy Docs”
“[a] powerful wake-up call”
– Hollywood Reporter
“Chasing Coral is a landmark film for activism.”
Winner of the U.S. Documentary Audience Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
An “emotional race against time,” says the New York Times review of Chasing Coral.
Chasing Coral is a special Conservation Conversation film screening partnership of the Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center, The Academy of Science – St. Louis, and the Saint Louis Zoo.