CLIMATE CHANGE DAY

The First-Ever Climate Change Day will present a series of panels, a cooking demo and virtual reality exhibition at FIT. For Press Coverage, please contact our Press Department at press@chelseafilm.org.

Partners: FIT, VICE Impact, Samsung, MOME (Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment), Animal Equality

WHEN:
Sunday, October 22nd from 12PM – 4PM

WHERE:
Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT)
Pomerantz Center
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre (entrance on 7th ave, btwn. 27th St. & 28th St. – by the bus stop)

227 W 27th St.
New York, NY 10001


12PM – 1PM – OPENING BRUNCH

Sponsored by Anne Fontaine Foundation & Noglu

    


1PM – 2PM
Panel 1: Think Before You Consume: The Founders’ Perspective
Moderator: Timo Rissanen (Parsons/Zero Waste Fashion Design)
Speakers: Robyn Shapiro (SEEK), Melody Serafino (Number 29 Communications), Colin Beavan (No Impact Man/Author), Alysia Reiner (Actress/LIVARI Designer), Anne Fontaine (Anne Fontaine Foundation)


2PM – 3PM
Panel 2: How to Reduce Waste of Film Sets?
Moderator: Katherine Keating (Publisher at VICE Impact)
Speakers: Katie Carpenter (Co-chair of PGA Green/Environmental Doc Film Producer), Matt Reid (A Plastic Ocean on Netflix), Kenneth Ebie (Deputy General Counsel/Director of External Affairs at MOME), Alysia Reiner (Actress/Co-founder of LIVARI)


3M – 4PM
Panel 3: Factory Farming, Population Growth and Climate Change: Can We Survive?
Sponsored by Animal Equality


Moderator: Gene Baur (Farm Sanctuary President/Co-Founder)
Sharon Núñez (Animal Equality), Lincoln O’Barry (Ric O’Barry Dolphin Project, Director/Producer of Blood Dolphins), Katherine Schwarz (Chair of The Population, Consumption and Environment Committee for Sierra Club, Atlantic Chapter), John Seager (Population Connection President)


4PM – 5.30PM – CLOSING COCKTAIL – By Invitation Only (at AMC Loews 34th St.)
The “Animal Rights, The Social Justice Movement Of Our Time” Reception
Presented by the CFF Animal Rights Committee: John Bradham, Zelda Penzel and Elizabeth Stein


6PM – CHELSEA FILM FESTIVAL CLOSING FILM – Red Carpet Event
BEFORE THE FLOOD directed by Fisher Stevens
Produced by Leonardo DiCaprioFisher StevensJames PackerBrett RatnerJennifer Davisson KilloranTrevor Davidoski.

Tickets for this Red Carpet screening are available here.