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Newport Beach Film Festival: The Human Element

  • May 3, 2018
    7:45 pm - 9:15 pm

The Human Element

(plays with Colombia)(2nd Screening)

Edwards Big Newport 6 | 1h 18m 0s

Date: Thursday, May 3, Time: 7:45 pm to 9:12 pm

Wildfires ravage the American west coast while hurricanes demolish the southeast, and sea levels rise to dangerous levels. The effects of environmental change are everywhere, yet very few seem to notice. Photographer James Balog, fearful for what may become of his country, travels ocean to ocean to observe and record the impact of these changes on everyday Americans.

Playing with: Colombia

An exploration of how traditional fishermen in Colombia are integrating mobile technologies into their livelihoods for improved economic and social outcomes.

FILM INFORMATION:
DIRECTOR: Matthew Testa
PRODUCERS: Olivia Ahnemann, Daniel Wright
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Josh Salzman, Jim Hurst
SCREENWRITER: Matthew Testa, James Balog, Lyman Smith
EDITOR: Lyman Smith
MUSIC: Jeff Russo, Morgan Kibby, Additional Music by Zoe Keating
LANGUAGE: English
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA
YEAR COMPLETED: 2018
PREMIERE: World
VENUE: Edwards Big Newport 6
SHORT SYNOPSIS: The effects of environmental change as seen through the eyes of struggling Americans.
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