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7:30pm: MIAMI WILDLIFE CONSERVATION FILM FESTIVAL Series 8, with "Local Hero" Award to Harry Kelton

  • 23 Apr 2012
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Miami Beach Cinematheque at Historic City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach 33139
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MON, APR 23, 7:30pm:

*Presentation of "Local Hero Award for Wildlife Conservation" to Harry Kelton, Founder of the Pelcian Seabird Center

In the Eye of the Whale
Kate Miller, Producer & Director
20 minutes
*Florida Premiere

This is a documentary film exploring the work of photographer, Bryant Austin. In his pursuit to end whaling once and for all, Austin sold everything he owned to follow his dream of creating high-resolution, life-size photographs of endangered whales to exhibit in whaling nations.

Austin's journey is inspiring and is creating change.

Migratory Birds & Shade Grown Coffee
Marshal T. Case
Trust for Wildlife
10 minutes
*Florida Premiere

Migratory Birds and Shade Grown Coffee offers an opporutunity to help slow down wildlife habitat destruction. Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world. Neotropical migrant birds depend on healthy and whole habitat in North and

Latin America. The landscape is changing dramatically with increasing loss of rainforests and other critical habitat.

The Injured Pelicans
Keenan Smart, Producer
Parthenon Entertainment
28 minutes

This film follows Harry Kelton, founder of the Pelican Seabird Sanctuary, a wildlife rehabilitation center in Dade County that treats hundreds of injured and sick pelicans each year. A dedicated staff and core group of volunteers operate this facility to help preserve the endangered Brown Pelican

The Disappearing Manatee
Keenan Smart, Producer
Parthenon Entertainment
28 minutes

The films will be followed by Q & A with Harry Kelton


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Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren photo by Lawrence Schiller
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