This screening is part of The Loft Cinema’s Rolling Reels series, a community-building program that takes carefully curated films for free screenings in underserved rural areas, providing a unique cultural experience. The movies will travel across Southern Arizona in The Loft Solar Cinema, a van outfitted with solar panels that will power a 20-foot inflatable screen and state-of-the-art mobile projection system.
From DisneyNature, the studio behind Earth, Oceans and Monkey Kingdom, comes Wings of Life – a stunning adventure full of intrigue, drama and mesmerizing beauty. Narrated by Oscar-winner Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a third of the world’s food supply depends on these incredible – and increasingly threatened – creatures. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg, Wings of Life utilizes riveting high-speed, closer-than-close filmmaking techniques to showcase in spectacular details these unsung heroes of our planet, as well as celebrate the intricate, complex and beautiful relationship between flowers and pollinators. (Dir. by Louie Schwartzberg, 2011, USA/Panama/Mexico, 81 mins., Rated G)