Events

2012 NCMCRS Marine Conservation Film Series - Miss South Pacific

Summary

A series of six award-winning documentaries.

Start Date

26th Jul 2012 6:30pm

End Date

26th Jul 2012 8:30pm

Venue

AMC Science Building, Lecture Theatre LT7, UTAS, Newnham campus, Launceston

For the third year running, the NCMCRS Marine Conservation Film Series has lined up another six nights of award-winning films that demonstrate the wonder and weirdness of the sea and, for better or worse, our relationship with it.  This year features some special guests from around Tassie and around the planet.  There'll be tasty snacks and a few sneaky beverages to be had beforehand too. FREE entry.

 

MISS SOUTH PACIFIC

Preceded by: SUN COME UP

A short documentary film about the 2009-2010 Miss South Pacific Pageant that brought contestants, or Queens, to Suva, Fiji to address issues of rising sea levels, and the salt water intrusion that is destroying their land, crops, and drinking water, and in some cases has resulted in the relocation of entire villages from their native homes.  Is it too late to turn back the tide?

For further information download poster  (pdf 1MB)