GREEN SCREENS DAYTIME: Climate Change, Governance, and Public Health @ 12pm / Traveling to the Ends of the Earth? @ 3pm

  • When: March 24, 2017 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Where: NYU Medical Center @ 550 First Avenue and NYU Journalism @ 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor Commons
  • Summary: GREEN SCREENS DAYTIME EVENTS: CLIMATE CHANGE, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC HEALTH @ 12PM and TRAVELING TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH? @ 3PM
  • Details:

    GREEN SCREENS: Environmental Ethics On and Off Screen, March 23-25

    MARCH 24, DAYTIME SCREENINGS/DISCUSSIONS

    12-2 PM  Climate Change, Governance, and Public Health
    NYU Medical Center, 550 First Avenue, Alumni Hall A

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    Screening of the documentary, Not Without Us (2016, Dir: Mark Decena), featuring the journeys of seven grassroots activists from around the world as they headed to Paris to challenge the 21st session of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21). Post-screening discussion with director Mark Decena, sociologist and filmmaker Sabrina McCormick (Professor of Public Health, George Washington University and White House Council on Environmental Quality Committee on Science Needs for Climate Adaptation), and Jerome Whitington (Anthropology, NYU). Moderator: Helena Hansen (NYU Medical Center & Anthropology).
     
    3-5 PM  Traveling to the Ends of the Earth?
    Journalism, 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor Commons
    RSVP TO: cmch.info@nyu.edu
     
    Megan Epler Wood (Author, Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet; Director, International Sustainable Tourism Initiative, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard School of Public Health), founder in 1990 of The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), will screen excerpts from her landmark 1991 PBS documentary The Environmental Tourist, followed by a screening of The Venice Syndrome (52 min., 2012, Dir: Andreas Pichler). The Venice Syndrome explores the current state of tourism in Venice, host to 20 million foreigners a year in a city of 58,000 inhabitants. Discussion: Megan Epler Wood and Pegi Vail (Gringo Trails / NYU Center for Media, Culture and History). Moderator: Lynne Minnaert (NYU’s Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism).
     
    Screening is part of GREEN SCREENS: Environmental Ethics On and Off ScreenMarch 23-25 at NYU
     
    This showcase was supported by an NYU Green Grant from the Office of Sustainability and a Visual Arts Initiative Award, New York University Arts Council
     
    Co-sponsors: NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, Asian/Pacific/American Institute (A/P/A), Center for Latin American and Caribbean (CLACS), Cinema Studies, Environmental Studies, Glucksman Ireland House, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism, Native American, Indigenous Students’ Group (NAISG); and Irish Screen America, NY Wild Film Festival, NY Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.