The Royal River Conservation Trust and the Yarmouth Historical Society are please to present this free film series, open and welcoming to all. This year, four of our six films focus on powerful, extraordinary women who have made great contributions in their respective fields. Join us at the Yarmouth History Center, 118 East Elm St. Yarmouth, on Thursdays evenings through the winter. Check out the trailers and schedule below.
Thursday January 17, 2019 7pm FREE
Using a trove of over 100 hours of never-before-seen-footage, the film offers an unprecedented intimate portrait of Jane Goodall’s trailblazing early explorations and research in Tanzania, focusing on her groundbreaking field work, her relationship with her cameraman and husband Hugo Van Lawick, and the chimpanzees that were the subject of her study.
Thursday February 28, 2019 7pm FREE
More than four years in the making, Mission Blue is legendary oceanographer Dr.
Sylvia Earle’s eye-opening wake-up call to save the ocean. The film follows Dr. Earle on her global quest to protect the ocean- and the extraordinary marine life that call it home. The film also sheds light on Sylvia’s remarkable personal story and professional journey, from her earliest memories exploring the ocean as a young girl to her days leading daring undersea missions, offering insight on the sacrifices, difficulties and tough choices she faced along the way.
Thursday March 21, 2019 7pm FREE
Losing Sight of Shore
This film follows the extraordinary journey of four brave women as they set out to cross the Pacific Ocean, from America to Australia in a 29-foot pink ocean rowing boat without support of any kind- alone with no escape! As they row over 8,000 miles during their nine months at sea, they must overcome extreme mental and physical challenges to make history.