The Cat That Changed America

when: Apr 20, 2017 at 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

where: Oak Park High School Pavilion, 899 N. Kanan Rd., Oak Park, Ca

cost: Free

ages: 10 & Up

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the scoop:

Oak Park Unified School District will screen the award-winning documentary The Cat That Changed America, as part of their effort to educate students about environmental stewardship.

This film depicts the life of P-22, the mountain lion who survived the treacherous crossing of both the 405 and 101 freeways and now lives in Griffith Park, essentially trapped by the city surrounding it. P-22 has become a “poster cat” for urban survival and has raised awareness about our obligation to establish a means for coexistence and survival of wild animals within our urban environment.

The screening is followed by a Q & A with many of those involved in making the film, including Beth Pratt-Bergstrom, California Director of the National Wildlife Federation.


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