Free Film ''South Florida's Rising Seas'' at the Dearing Estate at Cutler
(MIAMI, January 5, 2015) - The Deering Estate at Cutler, in partnership with WPBT2, will be hosting “Speaking Sustainably”, a film and lecture series offered free to the public to engage the community with critical environmental issues of the twenty-first century and to inspire action. Film and lectures are held in the Visitor Center Theatre and are free and open to the public. For more information, please visit the Deering Estate website.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at 7 p.m.
“South Florida’s Rising Seas”
Two SJMC faculty, Kate MacMillin and Juliet Pinto, explore the narrative of a South Florida community under threat from sea level rise in this half-hour documentary. View the trailer
About the Deering Estate at Cutler
The Deering Estate at Cutler, a Miami-Dade County Park, is located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue in Miami. This 444-acre natural and archeological preserve and historic site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as a center for education, culture and recreation. Historic house tours are offered daily at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Natural areas tours are offered daily at 12:30 p.m. (October – May). DeeringAdventure Tours are also offered throughout the year for an additional fee. For more information on the Deering Estate's educational and cultural programs, please visit www.deeringestate.org.
WPBT2 is South Florida’s community-licensed, premier public broadcasting station serving Miami and the South Florida community. As a vibrant force in the community, WPBT2 provides high quality content from PBS and its own original productions including Changing Seas, Downton Abbey, Antiques Roadshow, Great Performances, Check, Please! South Florida, and award-winning children’s programs, Curious George, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That, and Super Why. In addition, WPBT2 operates the digital channels: World, Create, and a 24-hour Spanish language network, V-me. WPBT2 also powers uvuvideo.org, a community video-sharing website.
About Changing Seas: an original production of WPBT2:
Changing Seas is a public television series produced by WPBT2 in Miami, Florida. Narrated by well-known voice talent Peter Thomas, this series takes viewers on an exciting adventure to the heart of our liquid planet. Changing Seas goes to sea with explorers and scientists as they uncover new information that could lead to scientific breakthroughs. This documentary series lets viewers experience first-hand how oceanographers and other experts study earth’s last frontier, and it sheds light on how human activities are threatening ocean resources.