SOLD OUT: Film Screening: Expedition // Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
with Kristin Gates
Spend an evening in the Arctic Refuge. For five months, Kristin Gates and Jeremy La Zelle lived with the Gwich'in people, followed the Porcupine Caribou herd migration on foot, camped with Polar bears on the Arctic Ocean, and paddled 500 miles down the Porcupine River. This was all to document the wild Arctic ecosystem and the voices of the Gwich'in Nation who have been fighting for decades to protect their sacred land from resource development. Join the World Affairs Council of Maine, Maine Audubon and Natural Resources Council of Maine as we screen the film, hear from the filmmakers, and learn why the Arctic Refuge must be protected and preserved for all time.
Location: Maine Audubon, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd, Falmouth, ME 04105
Cost: $10 for members of WAC, Maine Audubon and NRCM; $15 for non-members
About the Filmmakers:
Kristin Gates is a digital storyteller, writer, and long distance hiker best known for becoming the first woman to traverse the Arctic Brooks Range solo. She has lived in the Arctic and Sub Arctic for the last decade working to protect threatened wilderness areas through film. She is a 2010 Colby College graduate.
Jeremy La Zelle is a Producer and videographer who has traveled the globe in order to document important issues. He has worked for National Geographic, the History Channel, and the Discovery Channel and also started his own company called Backpacker Films.
Kristin will show the film, make brief remarks, and answer questions. Coffee and desserts will follow.
This program is hosted in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Maine and Natural Resources Council of Maine.
Session 1: Jan 16th, 2019
Wed from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
20 Gilsland Farm Road
Falmouth, ME 04105 Get directions