Mountainfilm

Moving Mountains Symposium: Case Studies

Date: May 25, 2012
Start Time: 2:00 p.m.

What do the demographics about specific areas tell us about the rest of the world?

Scott Wallace • The Unconquered

Presentation

Scott Wallace is a writer whose book, The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon’s Last Uncontacted Tribes, is about an expedition of anthropologists who attempt to track a secluded tribe in the Amazon. Wallace chronicles the challenges of the team as they study the Arrow People without making contact.

In Person:
  • Scott Wallace
  • Dan Buettner • The Blue Zone

    Presentation

    Dan Buettner is an explorer whose record-setting endurance bike expeditions led to an interest in demographics. The result was the bestseller The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who’ve Lived the Longest, which examined the regions where people live longer than others.

    In Person:
  • Dan Buettner