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Sustainability Film & Facilitated Discussion Series 2024

Free Films Exploring Sustainability --- Economic, Social and Environmental

Location: Fisher Hall (135 or 138), Michigan Tech's campus

Date/Time: 7:00-8:30 pm, 3rd Thursday each month from January-May

Cost: FREE. The film series is supported by donations from co-sponsors and participants. Follow link to donate CLICK HERE

For more information or to become a co-sponsor, contact: Alan Turnquist, Director of Sustainability and Resilience, Michigan Technological University
Library, Room 230, or 906-487-2413;
or Joan Chadde at or 906-369-1121

The Sustainability Film Series draws MTU faculty, staff, and students;
area teachers & students; and the local community. The Film Series began in 2011. Films are selected with the goal of sharing relevant information and enhancing the capability of campus and community members to share ideas and make informed sustainable decisions. The Film Series provides a platform for promoting greater community awareness, understanding, and activism, while connecting our local community to the larger global community.

Films focus on a range of topics related to social, economic, and environmental sustainability--water, energy, climate change, agriculture, food, waste, economics, transportation, indigenous peoples, and much more. A person knowledgeable on the topic is invited to facilitate informal discussion with participants.

Community members enjoy refreshments and engaging discussion.

Films may be used for educational purposes at no charge. Films are available for a 2-week checkout for classrooms, meetings, or home viewings. To borrow films, contact Alan Turnquist at the MTU Office of Sustainability & Resilience.

The film series is coordinated by the Michigan Tech Office of Sustainability & Resilience. Films are selected by the cosponsors (see below).


Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative

Friends of the Land of Keweenaw (FOLK)

Keweenaw Land Trust

MTU College of Forest Resources & Environmental Science

MTU Department of Civil, Environmental & Geospatial Engineering

MTU Department of Social Sciences

MTU Great Lakes Research Center

MTU Students for Sustainability

Keweenaw Youth for Climate Action

MTU Sustainability House