Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) December 07, 2012
December 4th was a record setting day across the United States and Canada as temperatures reached into spring and even summer like conditions. Drivers had their windows rolled down and people were out and about enjoying the respite from a not-so-cold December. While the cause of global warming is still debated, few people deny the fact the planet is warming.
Those enjoying the December 4 weather probably didn't take into account long-term climate change when they rolled their windows down.
Two weeks ago, Izkara – a new specialty film distributor – partnered with The Social Change Film Festival to digitize a selection of their film festival, recently held in New Orleans. In total, eleven films were brought online. The films include: “Watershed”, narrated by Robert Redford, “Elemental”, “CoExist”, “Carbon For Water”, Matthew Modine's “Jesus Was A Commie”, and more.
“We really sit on a cross-road in terms of the future of our planet. What happens over the next 10 – 20 years will have a profound impact on the future. We hear about water issues all the time, but it's only in moving images do we see the immense impact the human race has had on this planet” says Izkara, CEO – Matt Watkajtys.
Beginning December 7th, the price to view all of these films will be reduced to 10 dollars.
“People don't like buying content anymore; we get that. That's why we've bundled all of these films together for 10 dollars. They are important films. And, we stream them in beautiful HD”
“Watershed”, which investigates how humans have impacted the Colorado River, sheds a disturbing light on the availability of water in the West. Little do many people know, the Colorado used to have a thriving river delta in Mexico; that was until the river was dammed and ultimately destroying the delta.
“Elemental” is an award-winning film which follows three activists in their attempt to shed light on global warming, hydro-fracking, and dwindling fresh water resources.
“Carbon For Water” introduces audiences to the inspiring people who face hardships caused by contaminated drinking water. Not only is the water in Africa contaminated, but it can take women and girls days to find water and bring it back to their families.
“86 Centimetres” is a film directly out of Bhutan centered around an army of farmers, students, and workers who embark on a dangerous venture to attempt lowering water levels in the Himalayan glacial lakes. Warming temperatures have increased the water levels in these lakes dramatically. Left to nature’s own devices, the glacial lakes will overflow their banks and cause devastating floods.
“CoExist” tells the story of survivors from the Rwandan genocide in 1994. The film investigates how people can live together after inconceivable loss and trauma.
Also included is the latest award-winning project from Matthew Modine, “Jesus Was A Commie” which investigates more humane ways of thinking.
“Admissions”, starring Academy Award nominee James Cromwell tells a transformational tale about what it takes to find ever lasting peace in the Middle East.
All of these films and more are available on http://www.izkara.com for a limited time for only ten dollars.