SONIC SEA (60′)
FILM SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 | SCREENING 7PM – PANEL TO FOLLOW
SONIC SEA, directed by Daniel Hinerfeld, Michelle Dougherty
Sonic Sea is a 60-minute documentary about the impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. It tells the story of a former US Navy officer who solved a tragic mystery and changed forever the way we understand our impact on the ocean. The film is narrated by Rachel McAdams and features Sting, in addition to the renowned ocean experts Dr. Sylvia Earle, Dr. Paul Spong, Dr. Christopher Clark and Jean-Michel Cousteau. Sonic Sea was produced by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Imaginary Forces in association with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Diamond Docs.
Following the screenings, the panel will be moderated by Joel Chadabe, president and founder of Ear to the Earth, adjunct faculty at NYU, author, and composer whose works have been featured at the Venice Biennale, Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria), Inventionen (Berlin), and other venues and festivals as a complement to his environmental concerns.
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