President’s Medal Film Presentation
Sunday, 27 Oct., 2–4 p.m.
CCC, Mile High Ballroom 2AB/3AB
Manufactured Landscapes is a 2006 feature-length documentary film about the work of photographer Edward Burtynsky, this year’s President’s Medal recipient. Directed by Jennifer Baichwal and distributed by Zeitgeist Films, this documentary incorporates Burtynsky’s photographs and films of landscapes that have been altered by large-scale human activity.
Monday, Oct. 28, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
CCC, Mile High Ballroom 1EF
When Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast it was a wake up call to a new reality. "Shored Up" takes us to the heart of this climate change controversy, following communities in NJ and NC where politics, economics and science collide. As the oceans rise and storms flood our towns and cities, do we ignore nature, or do we allow science to guide our policies for the future … before it's too late.