Palos Verdes Land Conservancy Presents The Beauty of Nature Film Series
Palos Verdes home owners have the opportunity to view The Beauty of Nature film series sponsored by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. The films that are being shown are:
Rivers and Tides will be showing on August 23, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at the Palos Verdes Art Center. This is a documentary from Thomas Riedeisheimer shadowing renowned sculptor, Andy Goldsworthy, as he creates works of art with ice, driftwood, leaves, stone, dirt and snow in open fields, beaches, rivers, creeks and forests. With each one of his creations, he carefully studies the energetic flow and transitory nature of his subject. This film received the Golden Gate Award Grand Prize for Best Documentary. You are also able to order box dinners to enjoy at this event by contacting (310) 541-2479.
The Palos Verdes Art Center is located at 5504 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes.
More Than Honey will be presented on September 11, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the Palos Verdes Peninsula Library. This 95-minute show is hailed as a definitive work on the disappearance of the honeybee populations worldwide and the importance of individuals working to reverse this trend. It was directed by Markus Imhoof. Don Barnes will be sharing stories about his 40 years as a beekeeper.
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Library is located at 701 Silver Spur, Rolling Hills Estates.
Kon-Tiki will be shown on November 22, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at the Warner Grand Theatre. This film follows five loyal friends and explorer, Thor Heyerdel, as they sail a fragile balsa wood raft along an ancient path 4,300 miles across the Pacific. Along the way they are attacked by tidal waves, sharks and other dangers. There will be a question and answer period following the film to review the fact or fiction of the explorers. This requires a ticket price of $10 for adults 18 and older. Tickets can be purchased at www.pvplc.org.
The Warner Grand Theatre is located at 478 W. 6th Street, San Pedro.
For more information on any of the above films go to www.pvplc.org.
Photo courtesy of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy