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Poisoning Paradise (plays with Aloha Aina Warrior)

1870 Harbor Blvd
April 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
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Poisoning Paradise

Journey to the world of Native Hawaiians, whose communities are surrounded by experimental test sites for genetically engineered seed corn and pesticides sprayed upwind of their homes, schools, hospitals, and shorelines. Hear from scientific experts and healthcare professionals as they expose the effects of environmental injustice on a local population.

Aloha Aina Warrior

Presenting an unflinching look at the reality of chemical testing for genetically modified organisms on the west side of Kaua’i. Follow professional surfer and undefeated professional mixed martial artist Dustin Barca as he embarks on an epic battle, going head-to-head with the largest chemical corporations in the world in an effort to protect his community – and his cultures – way of life.


Date: April 30, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Event CategoryEnvironmental


Address: 1870 Harbor Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92627 United States

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Organizer Name: Newport Beach Film Festival
Phone: (949) 253-2880


Running Time 1h 15m 45s
Country Of Origin USA
Year Completed 2017
Producer(s) Keely Shaye Brosnan, Teresa Tico
Cinematographer Max Frauchiger, Mario Furloni, William Maheras, Mike May, Danny Miller, Bill Paris,  Jenna Rosher,  Troy Smith
Editor Noah Sher, Danny Miller, Dan Lawrence, and Doug Blush
Music Pink Floyd, Ken Emerson, Peter Kater, Jeff Rona, Matthew Schoening, James Kimo West, Marco Betrami and Neil Young
Short Synopsis The beautiful islands of Hawaii are slowly being poisoned by chemical experiments and pesticides, and only the people can save them.
Language English
Youtube/Vimeo Link https://vimeo.com/204309445
Director Keely Shaye Brosnan, Teresa Tico
Venue The Triangle
Cast Shiva Ayyadurai, PhD., Eric Chivian, MD, Sylvia Earle, PhD, Brenda Eskenazi, MA, PhD, Lee Evslin, MD, Gary Hooser, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Andrew Kimbrell, Lorrin Pang, MD, Bradley Peterson, MD, Fern Rosenstiel, Vandana Shiva, PhD, Ashley Lukens, PhD, Paul Achitoff, Chris Lee, Senator Josh Green, MD