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Racing Extinction

(Film, 90 min.)

An Academy-Award-nominated 2015 documentary about the ongoing Anthropogenic mass extinction of species and the efforts from scientists, activists and journalists to document it.  The film’s overarching theme is the Anthropocene Extinction, a human-caused mass extinction arising from climate change, poaching, and habitat destruction ― themselves emergent from overpopulation, globalization and animal agriculture.

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Before the Flood

(Film, 96 min.)

This compelling documentary, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. He goes on expeditions with scientists uncovering the reality of climate change and meets with political leaders fighting against inaction. He also discovers a calculated disinformation campaign orchestrated by powerful special interests working to confuse the public about the urgency of the growing climate crisis. With unprecedented access to thought leaders around the world, DiCaprio searches for hope in a rising tide of catastrophic news.

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