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Before the Flood (April 27 @Jackson Park Fieldhouse)

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Jackson Park Fieldhouse

6401 South Stony Island Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

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Fisher Stevens/2016/93 min/Climate Change

Doors open at 4:30 p.m. for refreshments and to learn from local Action Partners advocating on issues relevant to the film.

ENGLISH SOUNDTRACK WITH SPANISH SUBTITLES: If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change — would you want to know? Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. He goes on expeditions with scientists uncovering the reality of climate change and meets with political leaders fighting against inaction. With unprecedented access to thought leaders around the world, DiCaprio searches for hope in a rising tide of catastrophic news.

Jackson Park Earth Day Schedule of Events:

1:00-3:00: Community Action Project at 62nd and Stony Island Park Playground cleanup and rechipping.

3:30-4:30: Community Walking and Virtual Reality (VR) Tour Of Obama Presidential Center using "eyes on" VR technology, plus discussion with Center landscape architect and staff. Meet at 62nd and Stony Island Playground.

4:30-5:00: Community Action Fair opens at Jackson Park Fieldhouse Gymnasium at 6401 Stony Island

5:00-6-30: One Earth Film Fest Movie: "Before the Flood" starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

6:30 -7:00: After the film, enjoy a community discussion of the film and action ideas. Facilitator: Dawn Posey, Jackson Park Advisory Council and Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce

Thank you to Jackson Park Earth Day Action Partners: The Nature Conservancy, Openlands TreeKeepers, Sunrise Movement, Obama Presidential Center, South Side Neighbors for Hope, One Woodlawn, Chicago Park District, HPKCC , AYSO, 5th Ward-Parks, JPGA and many other community groups.

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