September 4-8, 2013

Panel / Discussion Session

Otter 501

Friday, September 6th at 10:00 AM Santo Domingo, FUNGLODE

Topic of panel:

Why Save Endangered Species?


Say “cheese” mother earth! - Nature Photography

Friday, September 6th at 4:00 pm Santo Domingo, FUNGLODE


Go Wild with GoPro!

Saturday, September 7th at 4:00 pm Santo Domingo, FUNGLODE

Panel / Discussion Session

Globo Verde Dominicano Award

Saturday, September 7 at 8 PM Santo Domingo, FUNGLODE

Topic of panel:

Environmental film: An Effective Tool for Eco Education

Film Selected
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    Planet Ocean

    Original Title: Planète Océan
    Country of Origin: France
    Year of completion: 2012
    Duration: 94 min.
    Format: DVD
    Language: Spanish

    Film Credits:

    Director/Writer: Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Michael Pitiot
    Producers: Jean-Yves Robin, Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Nicolas Coppermann
    Cinematography: Chris Jordan
    Editor: Laurence Buchmann

    Film Synopsis:

    A brilliant 90-minute documentary filmed by directors Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot and their team, in partnership with OMEGA and the scientific support of Tara Expeditions, Planet Ocean captures the extraordinary images of our remarkable oceans - the source of all life on our planet. Presented at Earth Summit 2012 in Rio de Janeiro (RIO+20), Brazil in June, Planet Ocean is a collaborative film that aims to explain some of the planet's greatest natural mysteries. It highlights how essential it is that mankind learns to live in harmony with our oceans.

    September 5th, 2013
    9:00 AM

    Puerto Plata
    Escuela Plan Reforma

    September 5th, 2013
    10:30 AM

    Puerto Plata
    Escuela Plan Reforma

    September 5th, 2013
    6:30 PM

    Centro Cultural Perelló

    September 6th, 2013
    7:00 PM

    Punta Cana
    Galerías PUNTACANA Village

    Biography of Director Yann Arthus-Bertrand:

    Yann Arthus-Bertrand, of French origin, is a well-known photographer, journalist, reporter and environmentalist. He has always been passionate about the animal world and natural environment. He contributed to several prestigious magazines such as National Geographic and Life. At the first Rio Conference in 1992, he decided to undertake a long-term project called The Earth From the Air, a photographic encyclopedia published in 2000, a portrait of and homage to our Earth. In 2005, he created the GoodPlanet Foundation that seeks to raise awareness of environmental issues among the general public, implement carbon offset programs and combat deforestation, along with local NGOs. He has worked on various projects for the United Nations, such as Of Forests and Men, which he directed in 2011 and was the official documentary for the2011 International Year of the Forest. His most recent documentary is Planet Ocean, which he co-directed with Michael Pitiot for the Rio + 20 Summit.

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