Wallerstein Collaborative For Urban Environmental Education

Department of Teaching and Learning


World Premier Screening of Escape to Papua New Guinea

Tuesday, February 24

19 University Place, Room 102


7:00-9:00 pm

The Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF) along with the Wallerstein Collaborative for Urban Environmental Education at NYU will host the world premier screening of Escape to Papua New Guinea. This is the fifth film in Escape to Nature an award-winning documentary series by Libor Spacek and Petra Dolezaloca. The series explores underwater life, nature, travel , native cultures and rituals, conservation programs and more. 

Swim with sharks, turtles and another underwater creatures off the waters of Papua New Guinea. Then a visit to active volcanoes in Rabaul and a journey on a canoe to discover the inaccessible areas of the Sepik River. The producers are the first Caucasians to visit these villages with magic rituals, witness a Crocodile initiation ceremony and Sing Sing.

Q&A with Libor Spacek and cash bar reception to follow.

The event is free and opern to the public, but seating is limited. Please RSVP here.