Here is just a sample of the 19 films featuring environmental and adventure themes, presented by the Evanston Environmental Association, starting tonight.
• Walk on Water–Shooting rapids on a kayak is not everyone's idea of a good time. But it is for Greg Mallory, even though he's paralyzed from the waist down.
• From the Ground to the Clouds –Fifty years ago, Jane Goodall studied chimpanzees with binoculars, pencils and a notebook. Today, her team uses mobile devices and cloud-based mapping technology. But the goal is the same: Saving endangered chimps.
• SLOMO–This successful neurologist traded in his lab coat for roller blades and adopted a new motto: “Don’t be an a——.” See what happened next!
The event happens Friday, Feb. 7 and Friday, Feb. 21.