EVENING PROGRAMS for sunday april 15

 

6:30PM SCIENCE Theatre - ELEMENTS OF DESIGN

Guest Host: Artist Robin Burton

BORDALO RISING (3 min)

Director: Rebecca Basaure (United States)
One man's trash is another man's treasure: 'Froehlicher Tucan' is a large scale installation created by world reknown Portuguese visual artist Bordalo II, composed entirely of discarded materials.

THE SUN ON TOP OF THE HOUSE (14 min) - World Premiere

Director: Farhan Umedaly (Canada)
This is the powerful story of how the Haida have taken back control of their sacred lands and become leaders in renewable energy with the unveiling of “The Sun on Top of the House”, BC’s largest community solar project.

UPSETTING THE APPLE CART: BUILDING THE WEAVER WAGON (9 min) - World Premiere

Director: Martin Borden (Canada)
The story of a woven willow, bicycle powered cart that two environmental artists use to take their community-based art practise on the road.

THE PEEL PROJECT (67 min)

Director: Calder Cheverie & Anthony Wallace (Canada)
Six young artists paddle into the Canadian Arctic to explore the limits of art and creation on one of the last intact river systems in North America.

 

8PM OMNIMAX Theatre - OCEANS

A WORD TO THE WISE (27 min) - North American Premiere

Director: Jordi Esgleas Marroi (Spain)
Douglas Lui Fo'oa, from the Solomon Islands, talks about the archipelago's history, issues, and the challenges that may change his community's way of life.

ACID HORIZON (64 min) - Canadian Premiere

Director: Ivan Hurzeler (United States)
Ocean acidification is the evil twin of global warming, and a threat to life in the world's oceans. Follow Dr. Erik Cordes on his quest to uncover the secrets of survival in an acidic future.

 

Cast your vote at each film session for the Audience Choice Award and you will be entered to win a prize package!