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Screening of the Woman Who Loves Giraffes, followed by Q & A.

March 5 @ 11:30 pm - March 6 @ 3:00 am

By Donation

Date: March 5th Doors Open: 6:30 PM Film Starts: 7:00 PM

Location: Nipissing University, B200 – 100 College Drive (follow the signs!)

In The Woman Who Loves Giraffes, pioneering Canadian scientist Dr. Anne Innis Dagg re-traces the steps of her ground-breaking 1956 journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild. Now, in her eighties, Anne sees a startling contrast between the world of giraffes she once knew and the one it has become. Weaving through the past and present, her harrowing journey gives us an intimate look into the factors that destroyed her career and the global forces that brought her back.

Admission: Voluntary Donation to Forests without Borders.
All proceeds from the event are going to Forests without Borders a registered charity that helps people restore forests. Forests without Borders currently has projects in Kenya, Tanzania and Ghana that integrates public education and forest restoration. All of these countries have giraffe habitat.

Extras!!

• After the screening, there will be a Q&A with the film’s producer, Northern Ontario’s Joanne Jackson, Dr Anne Innis Dagg and the Film’s Director, Alison Reid.

• Nipissing University’s Biology Society, also assisting with the event, will be selling popcorn and beverages at the door.

Event Contact: Melanie Alkins, melalkins@hotmail.com or 705-477-2801

For More info: www.theWomanWhoLovesGiraffes.com

For the Movie Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6_UVfr-HfI&t=36s

What have critics said about this film?

“Should be at the top of everyone’s ‘Must See’ films” Association of Women film journalists

“Anne’s unmitigated joy is the film’s secret sauce” NY Times

“Director Alison Reid deserves high praise for strong story telling” Toronto Star

Details

Start:
March 5 @ 11:30 pm
End:
March 6 @ 3:00 am
Cost:
By Donation
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/476092346402894/

Organizers

Forests without Borders
Nipissing University Biology Society

Venue

Nipissing University
Room B201
North Bay, Ontario Canada
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Phone:
7053585829