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Once Upon a Tide's lead actress Olive Karlsen talked with Center for Health and the Global Environment staff about the ocean and her experiences making this film.
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The official Premier of Once Upon a Tide was held at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History on March 20, 2008. The screening was followed by a panel discussion with scientists and filmmakers including:
David Elisco, Vice President Sea Studios Foundation
Paul Epstein, Associate Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Medical School
Kathleen Frith, Assistant Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard Medical School
Nancy Knowlton, Sant Chair in Marine Science, National Museum of Natural History
Carl Safina, President, Blue Ocean Institute
Mark Shelly, President, Sea Studios Foundation
How will this film be used to inspire people to change behavior?
Answers by Kathleen Frith, Mark Shelley and Carl Safina
How will this film be distributed?
Answer by Kathleen Frith
Ocean Threats and the Smithsonian Ocean Hall
Communicating Urgent Environmental Messages
Mark Shelley and Nancy Knowlton
What are the efforts to educate teens on this subject?
Answers by Mark Shelley and Nancy Knowlton
How do you address both health and sustainability of seafood?
Answers by Kathleen Frith, Carl Safina and Paul Epstein
How did you come up with the story?
Answer by David Elisco
What about a Tide 2?
Answers by Kathleen Frith and Mark Shelley