How far would you–or should–you go for something you believe in? Filmmaker Marshall Curry (If a Tree Falls) questions convicted climate activist Tim DeChristopher, author Bill McKibben, and Goldman Prize winners Maria Gunnoe and Hilton Kelly about their limits.
In Person: Marshall CurryTim DeChristopherBill McKibbenMaria GunnoeHilton Kelley
Making Movies That Matter
You have made an important film. How do you make sure it maximizes its impact? Suzan Beraza (Bag It), Andy Bichlbaum of The Yes Men, Richard Fitoussi, Ben Knight, (producer, The Perfect Soldier) and Beth Gage (Bidder 70) talk about their experiences of turning awareness into action.
In Person: Suzan BerazaAndy BichlbaumBen KnightGeorge GageBeth GageRichard Fitoussi
The Abolitionist Movement
The scourge that is modern day slavery can be abolished in our lifetimes, but it is going to take work. Hear how you can help from actress and United Nations Human Rights Ambassador Julia Ormond, author and abolitionist Ben Skinner, and filmmaker Tom Shadyac (director, I Am).
In Person: Julia OrmondBen SkinnerTom Shadyac
Dr. Rick Hodes who fixes children’s spines in Ethiopia (Mountainfilm 2009, Making the Crooked Straight,); singer and disability advocate Prudence Mabhena (Mountainfilm 2010, Music By Prudence P. TK); and former pro basketball player and humanitarian Dikembe Mutombo (p. TK) who also has built a hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo explain the particular challenges of delivering health care in Africa.
In Person: Rick HodesPrudence MabhenaDikembe Mutombo
Across the world, free-flowing rivers are being dammed, rerouted and polluted. Author Craig Childs (Power in the Pristine), Wade Davis, the inimitable Katie Lee, and Peter McBride (Chasing Water), examine the future of these ancient waterways and what can be done to preserve them.
In Person: Craig ChildsWade DavisKatie LeePete McBride
Josh Bernstein speaks with National Geographic Editor Dennis Dimick and M. Sanjayan of the Nature Conservancy about the Sixth Extinction and what we can do about it.
In Person: Josh BernsteinDennis DimickM Sanjayan