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Community-Building Events

Green Film Festival: Issues & Dialogue
3rd Thursdays, January-June 2012
 

LOCATION AG002 Hesterberg Hall & Atrium, Michigan Tech Forestry Bldg.

TIME:  7:00 - 8:30 pm, includes coffee, dessert, and facilitated discussion

COST:  FREE! $3 Suggested Donation

CREDIT: Teachers may earn 0.6 SB-CEUs for attending four films

MOVIE SCHEDULE


January 19 The Economics of Happiness - A documentary that examines how ‘going local’ is a powerful strategy to help repair our fractured world –ecosystems, societies and ourselves. (65 min.) www.theeconomicsofhappiness.org

Discussion facilitator: Dr. Daya Muralidharan, Michigan Tech School of Business and Economics


Feb. 16 Addicted to Plastic - Reveals the history and worldwide scope of plastics pollution, investigates its toxicity and explores solutions. (85 min.) http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/addicted-plastic/

Discussion facilitator: Dr. Judith Perlinger, Michigan Tech Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering


March 15 Blue Gold: World Water Wars - This award winning documentary posits that we’re moving closer to a world in which water –a seemingly plentiful natural resource—could actually incite war. (90 min.)
http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/blue-gold-world-water-wars/

Discussion facilitator: Dr. Alex Mayer, Michigan Tech Center for Water & Society


April 19 Carbon Nation - Documentary about climate change SOLUTIONS. The film is an optimistic, non-partisan film that shows tackling climate change boosts the economy, increases national & energy security and promotes health & a clean environment. (82 min.) http://www.carbonnationmovie.com/

< Discussion facilitator: Dr. Sarah Green, Michigan Tech Dept. of Chemistry


May 17 Food - Food is a local issue, a global issue, a development, health, political and economic issue. How can we design a food system that ensures health, accessibility and affordability for everyone? (49 min.)
http://www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/fd.html

Discussion facilitator: Sara Salo, School Food Tour http://schoolfoodtour.org/about/


June 21 Into Eternity - explores the mind –boggling scientific and philosophical questions that long-term nuclear waste storage poses. (58 min.)
http://www.intoeternitythemovie.com/

Discussion facilitator: Dr. Wayne Pennington, Michigan Tech Dept. of Geological Sciences & Engineering TBD


 
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