Environmental Film Festival at Delaware Valley University
April 24| Free
Featuring “Paris to Pittsburgh” and “Unbroken Ground”
Delaware Valley University is celebrating Earth Week by showing a National Geographic documentary film “Paris to Pittsburgh” and “Unbroken Ground” on Wednesday, April 24. There will be two showings. The morning screening will be at 10:50 a.m. at Levin Dining Hall. There will be a showing of “Paris to Pittsburgh” and “Unbroken Ground” followed by a Q&A with Adrian Hyde and Lindsey Kayman. An evening showing of “Paris to Pittsburgh” at 6:00 p.m. in the Life Science Building auditorium will be followed by a Q&A with Dr. Michael Britton and Selina Li. All are welcome, and there is no cost to attend. Guests do not need to register in advance. The event is aimed at helping to raise awareness of environmental issues and encouraging solutions. The event will explore local efforts towards combatting the global problem of climate change.
“Paris to Pittsburgh” is a National Geographic documentary film about climate change. It presents how challenges and threats of climate change affect the lives of American people; how strongly involved politics are in this matter, and explores how people demand and develop real solutions in the face of climate change.
“Unbroken Ground” is a documentary film that explores the critical role of agriculture and the food production system in solving the environmental crisis. The film presents the methods in battling climate change through the adoption of regenerative agriculture, regenerative grazing, diversified crop development, and restorative fishing.
The following panelists will be discussing the films at the Environmental Film Festival:
The morning screening Q&A session will be conducted by Adrian Hyde, executive director of NOFA-NJ and Lindsey Kayman, environmental health, safety, and sustainability director at John Jay College, certified industrial hygienist and a director of the Environmental Education Fund.
For the evening screening, the Q&A session will be conducted by Dr. Michael Britton, a psychologist who specializes in speaking about climate change to youth, and Selina Li, a Climate Reality Project leader.
About the Environmental Film Festival
The Environmental Film Festival is aimed at raising awareness about environmental challenges facing our planet. The event will encourage the appreciation of the beauty of nature, entertain, inform, and educate the audience. Participants will leave inspired to take personal action. The film festival encourages friendly discussion between the audience and guest speakers.