[title size=”1″ content_align=”left” style_type=”default” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]Conservation:[/title][fusion_text]

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[/fusion_text][separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”30″ bottom_margin=”” sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”” class=”” id=””][flip_boxes columns=”3″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”An Unexpected Recovery” title_back=”An Unexpected Recovery” text_front=”Directed by: Spencer Bruttig” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Spencer-Bruttig-Unexpected_Recovery_Still_1-300×169.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

A field biologist journeys deep into the Sierra Nevada Mountains to figure out why the indigenous Mountain Yellow Legged Frog is disappearing. In an age of worldwide environmental change, why is such a small animal worth saving?

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Runtime: 00:07:45

Screening: Friday, September 28th

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Theatre: ACC Theater

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR PASSES[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Gwala Rising” title_back=”Gwala Rising” text_front=”Directed by: Stephani Gordon” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”no” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screen-Shot-2018-09-09-at-11.45.07-PM-300×194.png” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]Gwala Rising in the Bwanabwana Islands depicts the revitalization of traditional conservation practices in the islands of Papua New Guinea. The community of Anagusa Island is combating the effects of climate change and protecting the coral reefs they rely on using gwala: the traditional practice of setting aside a reef or forest area to allow the ecosystem to recover. Gwala is helping the community of Anagusa Island prosper – empowering men and women with improved access to food and livelihoods.

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Runtime: 00:13:05

Screening: Friday, September 28th

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Theater: ACC Theater

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Mapping the Amazon” title_back=”Mapping the Amazon” text_front=”Directed by: Gabriel Diamond” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”no” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Rebecca-Hsu-Mapping_The_Amazon_STILL_5-300×169.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

The challenge to stop deforestation in the Amazon has become a fight between development and conservation. Carlos Souza and Beto Verissimo have created a unique model of deforestation monitoring aimed at incentivizing ranchers and agricultural producers to find sustainable alternatives.

Runtime: 00:02:53

Screening: Friday, September 28th

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Theater: ACC Theater

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS[/flip_box][/flip_boxes][flip_boxes columns=”3″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”Meet the Real Wolf” title_back=”Meet the Real Wolf” text_front=”Directed by: Thomas Winston” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Grizzly-Creek-Meet_The_Real_Wolf_STILL_1-300×169.png” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”1″]

What happens when fairy tales and reality collide? Throughout history, myths about the “big bad wolf” have generated fear and concern that creeps out of our storybooks and into the real world. By the 1950’s, wolves were pushed to the brink of extinction in the lower forty-eight and more was lost than just the wolf. Meet The Real Wolf, introduces a new chapter where the ape

Runtime: 00:02:30

Screening: Friday, September 28th

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Theatre: ACC Theater

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR PASSES[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Refuge” title_back=”Refuge” text_front=”Directed by: Katie Falkenberg” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#020000″ text_back_color=”#020202″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”no” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Katie-Falkenberg-Refuge_Still_1-300×200.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”1″]

Decades ago, poachers would set off explosives in the cool waters of this pool on a North Umpqua River tributary, killing steelhead by the dozens. That was before Lee Spencer, and his beloved dog, settled in to watch over the wild steelhead.

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Screening: Friday, September 28th

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Theatre: ACC Theater

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR PASSES[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Shadow of a Drought- Southern California” title_back=”Shadow of a Drought- Southern California” text_front=”Directed by: Bill Wisneski” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#020202″ text_back_color=”#020202″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”no” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Bill-Wisneski-Shadow_Of_Drought_STILL_4-300×168.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”1″]

While California recovers from the worst drought in state history, a myriad of impacts resulting from climate change threaten Southern California’s imported water supply. As a shadow of drought hangs over the region, this documentary explores the dire consequences of inaction that lie ahead.

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Runtime: 00:42:00

Screening: Friday, September 28th

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Theatre: ACC Theater

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR PASSES[/flip_box][/flip_boxes][flip_boxes columns=”3″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”Shinrin-Yoku (forest bathing)” title_back=”Shinrin-Yoku (forest bathing)” text_front=”Directed by: Mark Knight” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screen-Shot-2018-09-10-at-12.10.48-AM-300×174.png” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”1″]

Forest bathing is the practice of taking a short, leisurely visit to a forest for health benefits. The practice originated in Japan where it is called shinrin-yoku (森林浴).

The practice is proven by scientists to benefit physical as well as mental health as it helps to lower heart rate, blood pressure, reduce stress hormone production, boost immunity and mood and improve overall feelings of wellbeing.

Runtime: 00:06:05

Screening: Friday, September 28th

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Theatre: ACC Theater

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Tainted Love” title_back=”Tainted Love” text_front=”Directed by: Eleanor Paish” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Eleanor-Paish-Tainted_Love_STILL_7-300×169.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]Tainted Love is a short documentary about the cultural significance of birds in Indonesia, and the devastating consequences that it has on wild populations.

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Running Time: 00:13:08

Screening: Friday, September 28th

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Theater: ACC Theater

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Oceanic Aliens” title_back=”Oceanic Aliens” text_front=”Directed By: Mike Johnson” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”https://catalinafilm.org/cffweb/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Mike-Johnson-Oceanic_Aliens_STILL_4-300×169.jpg” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

Oceanic Aliens is an internationally award winning short documentary that explores one aspect of how little we truly know about planet earth. More is known about outer space than our very own oceans. This short documentary illustrates just one example of a little known class of marine species and their amazing attributes.

Running time: 00:06:11

Screening: Friday, September 28th

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm

Theater: ACC Theater

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NON-SCREENING OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

[/fusion_text][flip_boxes columns=”3″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”Murder on the Reef” title_back=”Murder on the Reef” text_front=”Directed by: Allen Dobrovolsky” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

An objective documentary about the Great Barrier Reef and current port expansion projects, which are adding to the decline of the Reefs health. In the film we are asking a question whether the Australian economy can flourish alongside its beautiful r

[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Night Light” title_back=”Night Light” text_front=”Directed by: Jane Suarez” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#020000″ text_back_color=”#020202″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”no” image=”” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

A wide-eyed, newborn sea turtle named Fin finds himself on the illuminated beaches of Miami. It is a perilous time to be a hatchling, with hazards of artificial light and debris present at every turn. With the help of Abueluna, his caring, celestial guide, Fin will make the daring trek from his cluttered nest to the open seas.

[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”Our Wild” title_back=”Our Wild” text_front=”Directed by: Benjamin S. Kraushaar” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#020202″ text_back_color=”#020202″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”no” image=”” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”1″]

Public lands define us as Americans, but this unique birthright is not free from the perils of toxic politics, insatiable greed and destructive developments. Luckily, a new generation of public land warriors and scientists are diligently fighting to understand and conserve our American heritage. Our Wild is a short film that showcases the hard work of three fly fishing obsessed biologists who are dead set on better understanding mule deer migrations in Wyoming. When this trio of inspiring women are not collecting data across diverse and rugged landscapes, they can be found tenaciously chasing hungry trout and wading the waters of Wyoming’s wild public lands.

[/flip_box][/flip_boxes][flip_boxes columns=”3″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”Saving the Dark” title_back=”Saving the Dark” text_front=”Directed by: Sriram Murali” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

What do we lose when we lose sight of the stars? Excessive and improper lighting robs us of our night skies, disrupts our sleep patterns and endangers nocturnal habitats. Saving the Dark explores the need to preserve night skies and ways to combat light pollution.

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”The Need To GROW” title_back=”The Need To GROW” text_front=”Directed by: Rob Herring” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#020000″ text_back_color=”#020202″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”no” image=”” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

The Need To GROW is a feature documentary following underdog leaders of decentralized solutions and cutting edge technologies to fix our broken food system and regenerate our planet’s dying soils.

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[/flip_box][flip_box title_front=”The Trouble with Wolves” title_back=”The Trouble with Wolves” text_front=”Directed by: Collin Monda” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#020202″ text_back_color=”#020202″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”no” image=”” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

Death threats, court battles, and an iconic endangered species in middle, The Trouble With Wolves takes an up close look at the most heated and controversial wildlife conservation debate of our time. The film aims to find out whether coexistence is r

[/flip_box][/flip_boxes][flip_boxes columns=”1″ class=”” id=””][flip_box title_front=”ZAN” title_back=”ZAN” text_front=”Directed by: Rick Grehan” background_color_front=”” title_front_color=”” text_front_color=”” background_color_back=”#ffcc00″ title_back_color=”#000000″ text_back_color=”#000000″ border_size=”1px” border_color=”” border_radius=”4px” icon=”” icon_color=”” circle=”yes” circle_color=”” circle_border_color=”” icon_rotate=”” icon_spin=”yes” image=”” image_width=”300″ image_height=”300″ animation_type=”slide” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.5″]

What do we lose when we lose sight of the stars? Excessive and improper lighting robs us of our night skies, disrupts our sleep patterns and endangers nocturnal habitats. Saving the Dark explores the need to preserve night skies and ways to combat light pollution.

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