Green Film Festival: Issues & Dialogue
3rd Thursdays, January-June 2011

Location:  Atrium & G002 Hesterberg Hall in the Michigan Tech Forestry Building

Time:  7:00 – 8:30 pm, movies will be followed by coffee, tea, dessert and facilitated discussion

Cost:  FREE! $3 Suggested Donation



January 20
Tapped: Is access to clean drinking water a basic human right, or a commodity that should be bought and sold? An examination of the big business of bottled water. (54 min.)
Discussion facilitator: Dr. Alex Mayer, Civil & Environ. Engineering, MTU

Weather Report February 17
Weather Report: Takes us to places where global warming is having an immediate effect, to meet people who are early victims of the global crisis that will soon affect us all. (52 min.)
Discussion facilitator: Dr. Sarah Green, Dept. of Chemistry, MTU

Build Green March 17
Build Green: A refreshing look at environmentally‐smart building materials and practices that better protect against the elements while saving money and resources. (43 min.)
Discussion facilitator: Dave Bach, builder

Homeland April 21
Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action: Inspirational stories of Native American activists that are fighting back against the environmental violations to their homelands. (57 min.)
Discussion facilitator: Chuck Brumleve, Environmental Mining Specialist, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

Good Food: May 19
Good Food: Sustainable Food and Farming: Family farmers are making a comeback, growing more and healthier food, using less energy and water than factory food, and most is organic. (57 min.)
Discussion facilitator: Karen Rumisek, Keweenaw Food Coop


June 16
Thirst: Efforts by powerful corporations to commodify the world’s water supplies have catalyzed community resistance to globalization in Bolivia, India and the U.S. (62 min.)
Discussion facilitator: Ellis Adams, Dept. of Social Sciences, MTU



Cosponsored by Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, Michigan Tech Center for Water & Society,
Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and Keweenaw Land Trust
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