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First Bay Area Screening: DiCaprio’s ICE ON FIRE to Debut at Sonoma’s Sebastiani Theatre
Join ICE ON FIRE Director Leila Conners at Screening and Reception

Is It Game Over? Or Game On? Come and find out. ICE ON FIRE the Leonardo DiCaprio Film about climate disruption will premier in the Bay Area at the Sebastiani Theatre in Sonoma, CA on Monday, August 26, 2019. This one-night screening at the Sebastiani Theatre is giving Bay Area residents an unparalleled opportunity. The screening will be preceded by a reception in the Italian Renaissance style Sebastiani Theatre foyer at 6:00 PM. Film director, Leila Conners, producer Mathew Schmid and members of the film production crew will be on hand to meet guests. The reception features complimentary appetizers and wine donated and poured by the Benziger Family Winery. The Sebastiani Theatre is located on Sonoma Plaza at 476 First Street East, Sonoma, CA, 95476

ICE ON FIRE, a Leonardo DiCaprio’s documentary on climate disruption, showcases natural and technological climate solutions. Filmed around the globe, the magnificent cinematography captures the beauty of a planet worth saving. Conners, who also directed and produced the “Eleventh Hour” with Di Caprio, poignantly captures the destruction but more importantly provides a stage for scientists and climate champions who are pioneering solutions. Tickets are available for $20 at Brown Paper Tickets. This screening event is presented by the Redwood Forest Foundation (RFFI) and Sonoma Ecology Center.

The film starts at 7:00 PM. Viewing ICE ON FIRE on the big screen is a moving experience that cannot be duplicated on TV. The stunning cinematography and music enhance the experience and impact of this compelling film. The eye-opening film focuses on many unheralded solutions designed to mitigate our intensifying environmental crisis. It transcends the current climate change conflict and offers hope that we can actually stave off the worst effects of global warming, if we act quickly and intelligently. RFFI Chief Forester Linwood Gill and RFFI North Coast Biochar Project Director, Raymond Baltar, are both interviewed in the film presenting climate solutions. This section is filmed in the Usal Redwood Forest, one of the largest non-profit owned ‘working community forests’ in America. Usal is a forest landscape that covers a land area almost twice the size of the city of San Francisco. RFFI manages the Usal Redwood Forest Carbon Project, one of the largest forest carbon projects in the nation.

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