Before the Flood (Free Screening, Speakers and Discussion)

7 Feb 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue

Science at the Movies Presents... Before the Flood

Feature Documentary + Q&A with Experts:
Dan Kraus & Julia Langer

Doors open at 5:15pm. Innis Town Hall • University of Toronto.
Light snacks and refreshments will be provided following the Q&A. This is a free event but registration is encouraged to secure your seat. Please don't print your tickets. You can present your email on your smartphone or simply give your last name at the door.

About the documentary:
From Academy Award®-winning film maker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet. The film follows DiCaprio as he travels to five continents and the Arctic speaking to scientists, world leaders, activists and local residents to gain a deeper understanding of this complex issue and investigate concrete solutions to the most pressing environmental challenge of our time. View the trailer

About the experts:
Dan Kraus Weston Conservation Scientist, The Nature Conservancy of Canada. A leader in Canadian biodiversity conservation and the role of nature in helping humans adapt to climate change.

Julia Langer CEO, The Atmospheric Fund. A leader in the environmental sector. For nearly
30 years she has managed campaigns and organizations, defined strategy and policy, and inspired
public and private action to address air pollution and climate change.

Moderated by Stephen Scharper Associate Professor, School of the Environment,
UofT. An expert and author on environmental ethics, worldviews & ecology, liberation theology,
nature & the city.