The Volcano: Rescue from Whakaari

Wednesday, December 14 - Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Screenings with open captioning available here.

For years, New Zealand’s island of Whakaari has drawn visitors from around the world with the opportunity to observe an active volcano basin. But one terrifying afternoon in 2019, the volcano erupted with no warning, threatening everyone in its path. Oscar-nominated documentarian Kennedy (Last Days in Vietnam) vividly captures the horror and hope of that day, using the voices and cellphone footage of the survivors and of the brave rescuers who saved so many.

  • Running Time 97 minutes
  • Format DCP
  • Distributor Netflix
  • Director Rory Kennedy
  • Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil, Closed Captioning, Descriptive Audio

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