It's Pangea Day
Local time: May-10-2008 14:00 EDT
4 Hours. 24 Films. A New Way To See The World
Thousands of people around the world will gather before their computers Saturday to view four hours of "Pangea Day" programming, brought to you by independent filmmakers, celebrities and the folks that organize the annual TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference.
...for the past two years, Pangea Day was planned as a way to bring the global community together. Over 2,500 independent films were submitted and the organizers picked out 24 short pieces that will be aired. There will also be music and celebrity talks, given by the likes of Queen Noor of Jordan, CNN's Christiane Amanpour, musician/activist Bob Geldof, and Iranian rock phenom Hypernova.
PANGEA DAY | LIVE FEEDS
**CELEBRATING IN DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE @ 2:00 PM EST** ALSO AT THE FLOOD GALLERY AND AT FIRESTORM CAFE--48 Commerce St**
2-4pm, May 10th, 2008
Firestorm Cafe & Books
48 Commerce Street
On Saturday May 10th, Asheville will join thousands of cities around the world for Pangea Day, a program of powerful films, visionary speakers and uplifting music. The program will be broadcast live to the world through the Internet, television, digital cinemas and mobile phones in seven languages. In a world where people are often divided by borders, difference, and conflict, Pangea Day plans to use the power of film to bring the world a little closer together.
Asheville residents are invited to participate in this historic event locally at Firestorm Cafe & Books, a new community event space located at across from the downtown Post Office on Commerce Street.
For more information on Pangea Day, contact Laura Galloway at (212) 260-3708. For more information on Firestorm Cafe & Books, contact email@example.com. link