Climate Cinema, Flatland Film Festival Present Showing of ‘Between Earth and Sky’

The film documents the effects of climate change on the arctic soils and ecosystems of Alaska.

WHAT: Climate Cinema and the Flatlands Film Festival will present a showing of the documentary, “Between Earth and Sky.”

WHEN: 6:45 p.m. Friday (Oct. 20)

WHERE: Alamo Drafthouse, 120 West Loop 289

EVENT: The documentary was produced from a collaborative effort by producer David C. Weindroff, the associate dean for research and the BL Allen Endowed Chair of Pedology in the Department of Plant & Soil Science, and director Paul Allen Hunton, general manager of Texas Tech Public Media.

The film documents the effects of climate change on the arctic soils and ecosystems of Alaska and how it is altering both the wildlife and the residents of the state.

Following the showing of the film, which was selected for the Environmental Film Festival in Washington, D.C., this year, Hunton; Weindorf; Alex Pearl, an associate professor in the Texas Tech University School of Law; and Texas Tech Climate Science Center director Katharine Hayhoe will answer questions from the audience.

Tickets for the showing can be purchased here.

CONTACT: Alex Pearl, associate professor, School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-6865 or

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