10 Jul '11, 4pm

Summer Rayne Oakes Hosts Private Screening of New Environmental Short Film "Extinction" (Photos) : TreeHugger

Film screening scene at Phaidon. Photo: Emma Grady "Most of my career has really been about telling the positive side of the green movement," Oakes says, "but for us to really recognize the challenges we face, we have to understand the extent of the challenges." And so, the model and author turns to film to share statistics -- to the sound of chilling classical music -- juxtaposed with striking imagery. Summed up in three words, Oakes says, it's about "nature: chillingly beautiful." She continues, below. I think it's shocking when you look at some of the statistics about what is happening in our world. You can read those statistic until your blue in the face and it doesn't mean anything but when you see it compared to your life and projected on to your child's life, it has more meaning. Extinction film screening. Photo: Summer Rayne Oakes Though the film is already a highl...

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