Monday, 28 October 2013 00:00

Eternal Amazon Film Event

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Once again, the RPCVs of Colorado are an official community partner of the Starz Denver Film Festival!

This year, we have chosen to partner on screening Belisario Franco's haunting documentary "Eternal Amazon".

 At a time when the world is focused on the impact of humans on the environment, Eternal Amazon is a lyrical, poetic documentary that presents a critical analysis of how the world's largest tropical rainforest is understood and utilized. Exploring the Amazon's five million square kilometers - which are home to countless plant and animal species, and 20% of the world's freshwater reserves - the film asks whether it is possible for humans to make sustainable use of the rainforest. Executives, politicians and environmentalists working together with indigenous tribes and riverbank communities are currently constructing a model for using nature that can extract its resources while generating work and income, with minimal environmental impact.   

Tickets for this event are $20, which includes a movie ticket and a post-screening reception that includes hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer. You may pick up tickets in the lobby of the film center beginning an hour before the screening. Please find the RPCVCO table.

You can watch a trailer for this film here http://youtu.be/wUImSHBi0ik

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