Host an Open Air Screening of 'Home' for World Environment Day
An exclusive screening of HOME directed by internationally renowned French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand (Earth from Above), produced by award-winning director Luc Besson (Taken, Subway, The Big Blue, Nikita, The Fifth Element), with the exclusive support of Francois-Henri Pinault, CEO of PPR (Gucci, Stella McCartney, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent, Puma) will premiere globally on World Environment Day, June 5th.
'Home' aims to change the way people see the planet and their impact on it. Shot in high definition in 54 countries and 120 locations over 217 days, the unique and first-time ever all aerial filming style highlights the Earth's wonders as well as its wounds and provides a necessary perspective to approach the changing environment. 'Home' is narrated in English by five-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close (Dangerous Liaisons) and in Spanish by Academy Award nominee Salma Hayek (Frida).
PPR's support of HOME enabled this film to be free of distribution rights to reach viewers in more than 127 countries. HOME can be viewed for free on TV, in open-air theaters, on the Internet in partnership with Youtube and Google, in theaters worldwide at a reduced rate and on DVD.
Viewing of Home in the United States
In the United States, HOME will be broadcast on June 5th at 9:00 pm ET/PT exclusively on the National Geographic Channel.
HOME will also be publicly screened on June 5th at the following locations:
NEW YORK - Central Park At Cedar Hill, (5th Avenue and 79th Street) at 8:30 pm
BOSTON - Institute of Contemporary Art, (100 Northern Avenue) at 7:00 pm For ticket information visit: http://www.icaboston.org/programs/film/home/?event_id=8997059
Additionally, the film's global premiere can be viewed on Youtube in English at www.youtube.com/homeproject and in Spanish at www.youtube.com/homeprojectes.
Home is an Elzevir Film and EuropaCorp coproduction and a carbon neutral movie through Action Carbone.
For further information about Home please visit www.home-2009.com.
About the Director
In addition to Home, Yann Arthus-Bertrand has directed a series of four, two-hour documentaries based on his multi-million copy best-selling book, "Earth From Above." His photography regularly appears in magazines such as National Geographic, Life, GEO and Sierra Magazine, and he has authored more than 40 books. Bertrand serves as the chairman of GoodPlanet, a nonprofit association for the promotion of sustainable development.