Film Screening: Chasing Coral

When: 6:30-9:00pm Saturday, February 24
Where: Kirsch Auditorium in Stata (32-123)

Chasing Coral is the winner of the 2017 US documentary audience award at Sundance. Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.

David and Linda (SM '89) Cornfield are philanthropists and environmentalists who believe in the power of travel to learn about the world, and in the power of photography to spark curiosity and foster insights and understanding. The Cornfields support education initiatives that enhance people’s ability to innovate and to solve complex, real-world problems; their environmental work focuses on pragmatic, sustainable approaches to better stewardship of the earth.