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Inventing tomorrow / a Fishbowl Films production ; produced by Laura Nix, produced by Diane Becker, Melanie Miller ; directed by Laura Nix.

Nix, Laura, (director,, producer.). Becker, Diane, (producer.). Miller, Melanie, 1972- (producer.). Fishbowl Films, (production company.). Good Docs (Firm), (distributor.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Homer Public Library DVD 507.12 INV 000103677 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Theatrical version.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Good Docs, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a documentary in 2018.
Disc contains both the theatrical version (87 min.) and the hour version (55 min.).
Wide screen.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Martina Rawan ; film editor, Helen Kearns.
Summary, etc.:
"Follows young scientists from Indonesia, Hawaii, India and Mexico as they tackle some of the most complex environmental issues facing humanity today - right in their own backyards. Each student is preparing original scientific research that he or she will defend at ISEF, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair [2017 in Los Angeles] ... Considered the Olympics of high school science fairs, ISEF is the largest gathering of high school scientists in the world, attracting approximately 1,800 finalists from over 75 countries, regions and territories. All the finalists want to do a good job, but the heart of the story isn't about whether they go home with an award. As they take water samples from contaminated lakes, dig up the dirt in public parks, board illegal pirate mining ships, and test their experiments in a lab, we see each student display a tenacious curiosity, and a determination to build a better future. Motivated by the desire to protect their homes, these young people are asking questions about the issues they observe in their communities, and proposing innovative solutions to fix them"-- GOOD DOCS website.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Language Note:
English, Spanish, and Indonesian, with partial subtitles in English.
Subject: International Science and Engineering Fair.
International Science and Engineering Fair.
High school students > Competitions.
Science fairs > California > Los Angeles.
Environmental protection.
Environmental protection.
High school students > Competitions.
Science fairs.
California > Los Angeles.
Genre: Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.