CHASING CORAL- A Screening Presented by OneReef at Montalvo Arts Center
2018 is the "Year of the Coral Reef" - and we are kicking it off with a documentary are coral reefs around the world, which are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. From award-winning Director Jeff Orlowski, comes Chasing Coral, and the first time-lapse camera to record bleaching events as they happen. With its breathtaking photography, nail-biting suspense, and startling emotion, Chasing Coral is a dramatic revelation of an underwater mystery. "A triumph of both visual and narative storytelling" - The Economist
CHASING CORAL is a film directed by Jeff Orlowski and produced by Larissa Rhodes, as an Exposure Labs production. It was filmed over three years, with 650+ hours underwater, includes footage from over 30 countries, and was made with the support of over 500 people around the world.
FROM THE MAKERS OF CHASING ICE COMES THE REMARKABLE ADVENTURE OF ONE TEAM CAPTURING OUR CHANGING OCEANS.
Watch the trailer
Foreign Cinema is a magical destination for local, national and international visitors as San Francisco’s most enduring dining centers. They have generously donated the use of their indoor screening for this event, and we truly appreciate their support of coral conservation efforts. We invite you to enjoy the beautiful ambiance of Foreign Cinema and the San Francisco Mission District.
The screening will start at 5:30pm and will be followed by a Q&A session with OneReef Executive Director Chris LaFranchi, for those who are interested.
Wine, Beer, and other drinks will be available for purchase (drinks allowed in the theater, but no food). Please come early to buy refreshments and secure parking, or to have dinner at Foreign Cinema. If your plans change and you can no longer make it, please cancel your ticket so someone else can be accommodated.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Please note, the movie is 93 minutes long so it may not be appropriate for very young children
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Please car pool if possible.
What can I bring into the event?
No outside drinks or food except water. Wine, Beer, and drinks will be available for purchase before the show starts (drinks allowed in the theater, but no food). Please come early if you want to buy refreshments.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email [email protected]
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
There is no registration fee or charge for the movie ticket, but you can make a voluntary donation to OneReef to cover the cost of the screening and to support coral reef conservation in the Pacific.
Yes, the ticket is transferable.
If your plans change and you can no longer make it, please cancel your ticket so someone else can be accommodated.
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Alternatively, if your plans change and you can no longer make it, please cancel your ticket so someone else can be accommodated.
How long is the program? OR When does the program start and end?
A little more than 2 hours, from 5:30 pm to about 7:30 pm. Chasing Coral is 93 minutes long. There will be a brief introduction before the movie starts. The movie will be followed by a Q&A session (~30 minutes) with OneReef Executive Director Chris LaFranchi, for those who are interested.
Will there be drinks and food available?
Wine, Beer, and drinks will be available for purchase before the show starts (drinks allowed in the theater, but no food). Please come early if you want refreshments since you will not be allowed to take food inside the theater, only your drinks. No outside drinks or food allowed, except water.
What does OneReef do?
Incorporated in 2012 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, OneReef works to protect coral reef ecosystems by establishing partnerships between local stewards and a global community willing to invest in their conservation efforts.
The OneReef Community Partnership Model has protected more than 350,000 acres of coral reef across Micronesia, at the low annual cost of $3/acre, with the ultimate goal to protect more than 2.7 million acres (20%) of the region’s reefs.
Funders and local communities want to work with OneReef because they get measurable outcomes… more fish, more jobs, new skills, healthier reefs, protection against climate change, and an intact legacy of beauty and economic benefits to leave to future generations.
Learn more about OneReef