October's featured film for the Encircle Film Series will be The Human Elements, a documentary aiming to stir emotions and possibly action into the audience with irrefutable proof of climate change. Directed by Matthew Testa, the film follows renowned photographer James Balog as he chases forces of nature like hurricanes, rising sea levels, wildfires, coal mining and changes in air quality. The Human Element showcases an urgent story with a timely message of the brutal reality the world faces.
The Encircle Film Series aims to highlight controversial topics through screenings of daring documentaries. Monthly screenings with guest speakers and audience discussion help raise awareness of truth through media concerning local, national and global issues.