Mancos Valley River Film Fest to Feature “Before the Flood” with Leo DiCaprio
Scientific consensus is overwhelming that the planet is getting warmer, and humans are behind it. But, we can do something about it! For this year’s film fest, we are bringing one of the most powerful, award-winning climate change films to Mancos. We hope to inspire you, but we also hope you enjoy the simply stunning footage of the world that National Geographic captures so well.
Join us in watching, “Before the Flood,” featuring Leodardo DiCaprio as he journeys to five continents and the Arctic as a United Nations Messenger of Peace to witness climate change firsthand and to persuade political leaders to take action. While his message is dire, it’s also hopeful. We can still do something to make a positive change.
From the, “Before the Flood” Website
From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens, “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 the disruption of life on our planet.” Beyond the steps we can take as individuals, the film urges viewers to push their elected officials in supporting the use of alternative energy sources such as solar and wind power.
“We need everyone to demand bold action from their political leaders and to elect representatives who have their best interests at heart, not the interests of corporations to perpetuate a cycle of greed and destruction,” says DiCaprio. “This documentary shows how interconnected the fate of all humanity is — but also the power we all possess as individuals to build a better future for our planet.” (Before the Flood)