Revolution premieres at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Saturday the 26th at 7pm at the Lobero Theater and Monday the 28th, 8:30 am at Metro 4 Theater IV.
On January 26th, Revolution follows filmmaker and conservationist, Rob Stewart as he faces danger, conflict and drama in his struggle to find the key to empowering a sweeping environmental movement across the globe.
Rob’s first film, Sharkwater brought awareness to the issues facing sharks and inspired significant action around the world to protect them. We aim to do the same with Revolution – by sharing critical information about the environmental state of our planet and its species, we will be empowering change makers to take much needed action. Sharkwater won Best of the Fest at the Santa Barbara Ocean Film Festival in 2007.
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Rob Stewart, star of Revolution at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival Screenings Jan 26 and 28, 2013
Award-winning director Rob Stewart will be in Santa Barbara for the screenings of his second film, Revolution, on January 26 and 28, 2013.
Revolution won the Most Popular Environmental Film Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival and Best Documentary at the Atlantic Film Festival. It was also a Best Documentary runner-up at the Toronto International Film Festival, as well as the highest-rated Canadian documentary.
The true-life adventure of Rob Stewart, Revolution is a follow-up to his acclaimed Sharkwater documentary which won 36 international awards. Sharkwater was the catalyst to the California shark fin ban; bringing to light the issue of shark finning.
Revolution continues his remarkable journey; one that takes him through 15 countries over four years, and where he discovers that it’s not only sharks that are in grave danger – it’s humanity itself.
Startling, beautiful, and provocative, Revolution inspires audiences from across the globe to start a revolution and change the world forever.
Just this month, a court in California denied blocking the shark fin ban, cited by groups as discrimination against Chinese-Americans. The claims were rejected and the ban was upheld. Today, more than 100 countries worldwide have enacted legislation banning finning or the sale of shark fin products.
California has also taken strides in environmental sustainability and education. Just recently, the UC Santa Barbara’s Cheadle Center for Biodiversity & Ecological Restoration launched their Kids in Nature (KIN) program, which provides hands-on education about the natural world to fifth graders.
This program aims to help children connect with their ecological surroundings, in-turn creating awareness and better decision-making tools when it comes to how their choices affect the environment.
Rob Stewart’s first major motion picture release, Sharkwater, met with great acclaim (and is still being awarded) when it premiered at TIFF in 2006. He has also released a new book, Save the Humans, now available in book stores.
For more information on the SBIFF screenings of Revolution on January 26 or 28, please click here.
Raising awareness to ocean acidification…and, environmental degradation…
Filmmaker Rob Stewart with mentor, Jean-Michel Cousteau last night at the Lobero Theater…these amazingly talented men, continue to inspire and educate a new generation of youth to the troubling poor state of health of the world’s oceans…
Look for the movie REVOLUTION to open in Canada April 12…coming to the US Summer 2013…
For more details visit www.therevolutionmovie.com