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Hey all,

Looks like the documentary film put together by OSU on the plight of coral reefs and based largely on the research of one of their faculty is being released.  Sounds like it is probably somewhat depressing (we all know what's going on) but pretty comprehensive including drone footage etc. so might want to catch it if you can.  There is a screening in PDX at OMSI on Thursday...

Running time: 75 minutes
When: 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, 1945 S.E. Water Ave., Portland. Screening will include a panel discussion and question and answer period
Tickets: Free, but limited supply; reserve at coralreefmovie.org
More screenings: 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at the LaSells Stewart Center at Oregon State, 875 S.W. 26th St., in Corvallis; and 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W. Olive St., Newport
 
 
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I registered for a free ticket and received this additional info:

 

6 p.m. Doors and table exhibits open

 

7 p.m. SNEAK PREVIEW: Saving Atlantis – a feature length film by Oregon State University

 

8:30 p.m. Panel discussion/Q&A with Saving Atlantis film makers and OSU Researchers

 

I wonder what the table exhibits are? Probably fundraising for a save the reefs cause. I would say I’ll be there early to check that out, but there’s laughter in my head at the mere suggestion of being early for anything. 

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Ahhh, sorry my text is huge! It does that when I copy/paste on my phone. 

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Thanks for the additional info Cherany. Will be great to have someone in the club see it. Maybe we can talk you into giving us some highlights? ( in small text of course 😁). 

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Looks like I will be rolling out to the OSU Corvallis screening, it is only  a few blocks from my house.

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Got my tickets ready, I will go an check out the screening in Corvallis tonight. I might even get to talk to the panel like the last one held for chasing coral, regardless it should be cool.

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1 hour ago, badxgillen said:

Got my tickets ready, I will go an check out the screening in Corvallis tonight. I might even get to talk to the panel like the last one held for chasing coral, regardless it should be cool.

Enjoy Bert!  Would be curious to hear your take afterward.

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