UCLA La Kretz Center and NHMLA present a free screening of DAMNATION

UCLA La Kretz Center and NHMLA present a free screening of DAMNATION

Free screening of Patagonia's documentary film, DAMNATION, at the LA Natural History Museum

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

900 Exposition Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90007

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The UCLA La Kretz Center, in partnership with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, presents a free screening of Patagonia’s award-winning documentary, DAMNATION as part of the NHM’s “Just Add Water: The DIscussions” series.

Join us for this free screening in the Natural History Museum Nature Garden.

6:00 PM Doors open to the public

6:30 PM VIP reception for La Kretz League members

7:30 PM Panel introductions

8:00 PM Screening followed by discussion and Q&A


Jamie King – Environmental Scientist, California State Parks

Matt Stoecker – Biologist, DAMNATION Co-producer, and underwater photographer

Karina Johnston – Director of Watershed Programs at the Bay Foundation

The panel will be moderated by Randy Olsen, scientist turned filmmaker, as well as author of Don’t Be Such a Scientist.

FIRST: Bring a picnic or pick up food at the Komodo Taco Food Truck, and then get comfy in the Nature Garden.

SECOND: Embark on a powerful film odyssey that explores the change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders, to the growing awareness that our futures are bound to the life and health of our rivers. There will be a brief panel introduction at the start, followed by the screening and a Q&A discussion with the panel.

THIRD: For UCLA La Kretz League members, there will be a VIP reception at the Nature Garden Patio starting at 6:30. If you are a La Kretz League member, then plan to meet the panelists, UCLA and NHM faculty and staff, and have Matt Stoecker sign your DAMNATION poster. Refreshments and small bites will be provided, as well as VIP seating. Not a La Kretz League member?

Learn how you can become a La Kretz League member here!

Admission is free, but an RSVP is required