|IMAX Unveils Student-Made Documentaries That Explore Pressing Environmental Challenges|
Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8066751-imax-student-made-documentaries-environmental-challenges/
The student documentaries strive to educate audiences on a host of topics, including wildlife protection, ecological threats, and air and water pollution. Each documentary was produced under the auspices of
"As a longtime participant in filmed entertainment,
"We are so proud of the work created by these budding filmmakers, which shines a light on important environmental issues as well as their own creative abilities," said Gelfond. "For well over a century, film has been an influential tool, bridging cultural understanding across borders. As a result of this effort, these young artists see first-hand how this medium can be used to express their ideas and raise awareness of the issues they're passionate about."
At last year's unveiling of In Focus,
"It was a pleasure working with
"The release of these documentaries on World Environment Day is a fitting testament to the importance of empowering our youth to use their voice to drive change for a better tomorrow," said UN Environment Chief
The UN's 17 sustainable development goals – adopted in 2015 – range from eradicating poverty, promoting gender equality and protecting the environment to ensuring universal access to clean water, modern energy and quality education.
The following are encapsulations of the five documentaries and the film programs behind them:
On the Backs of Salmon
The Air We Breathe
Beyond the River of Grass
Generation Zero Explores: Drinking Water
IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience®, The IMAX Experience®, IMAX Is Believing® and
About UN Environment
Each year, in the heart of
We believe in the voices of our youth.
We invest in the stories they have to tell.
We empower young artists to share their stories and transform their world through digital media.
This press release contains forward looking statements that are based on
For additional information please contact:
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/imax-unveils-student-made-documentaries-that-explore-pressing-environmental-challenges-300468502.html