Conservation International Statement on Cook Islands’ Legislation of Marae Moana, the World’s Largest Marine Park

  Conservation International (CI) welcomes the Cook Islands government’s decision to legally establish Marae Moana. Five years of close consultation between the government, partners and local communities has resulted in Marae Moana, becoming the world’s largest multiple-use marine park — a remarkable stride towards the protection of their oceans which provide food security and livelihoods…

Robert Redford, Ed Harris, Elle Fanning and more join animal coalition in urging Congress to oppose wild horse slaughter

Courtesy of The Humane Society of the United States Robert Redford, Ed Harris, Elle Fanning, Ian Somerhalder and countless other equine enthusiasts joined The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society Legislative Fund, Return to Freedom and the ASPCA to draw attention to the threat posed to wild horses and burros. (See letter and…

2018 Sundance Film Festival Announces New Programming, Award, Graphics

New for 2018: Standalone Episodic Section, ‘The New Climate’ Returns, Feature Film Award   With exactly six months until Day One of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, Sundance Institute today detailed a standalone Episodic section, the return of ‘The New Climate’ strand of environmental work and a new award. Feature film, short film, episodic and…

THE AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE’S 50 YEARS OF IMPACT

AFI Conservatory Commencement Launches a Three-Year Anniversary Celebration Aimed at Educating Today’s Audiences and Tomorrow’s Artists It was 50 years ago that the American Film Institute began its mission — to preserve the heritage of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. Established by…