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Envision Cinema Premiere

posted May 25, 2017, 9:09 AM by Joanne Couvrette   [ updated May 25, 2017, 9:14 AM ]
Lights, Camera, Action!

The IMAX Corporation and the Canyon Crest Academy Foundation cordially invite you to an exclusive film premiere that is the first of its kind in the nation! The CCA Envision Cinema program is one of five student film programs in the US to produce two short documentary, environmental films this school year as part of the IMAX Big Picture IN FOCUS program. IMAX has scheduled a special San Diego premiere to screen the two short films publicly for the first time as a fund raiser for CCA Envision Cinema. Our school is the first school in the country to have their IMAX Big Picture short films screened in an actual IMAX theater. All of the proceeds from this event go towards equipment, experiences, and guest teaching artists for Envision Cinema and CCA-TV. 

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 

5:30-6:30pm Reception with light hors d'ouevres 
6:30-7:30pm Film screenings, Q&A with student directors 

Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 IMAX & RPX
10733 Westview Parkway San Diego, CA 92126 

Advance Tickets:
Individuals: $10
Family of Four: $25
($15 & $30 at the door)
Concessions provided with ticket price 

Click here for advance ticket purchase 

More on the films: 

Bee Conscious is a documentary short film that discusses the threats and issues surrounding the declining bee population, produced by student filmmakers at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego, California as part of the IMAX Big Picture IN FOCUS program. While experts believe this problem is a real threat to our food supply, many people have a lack of knowledge on the topic. Our student filmmakers spoke with experts who work in fields directly influenced by or related to bees who gave their professional insight and opinions on the decline of the bee population. This documentary covers the possible threats to the bees, the effects bees have on us as humans, and what people can do to help this issue. 

The documentary short film Change Is in the Water focuses on the attempted ocean conservation efforts of an environmentally-sustainable, surf industry brand, Enjoy Handplanes. Following their journey and discussing the reasons behind their ecological actions, this film highlights a handful of individuals who hope to make a big difference in a worldwide problem. As part of the IMAX Big Picture IN FOCUS program, student filmmakers at Canyon Crest Academy in San Diego, California speak with surfers, environmental experts and representatives of the surfing industry to discuss the cultural significance of protecting the water for surfers, wildlife, and society as a whole.