The Earthing Movie
Film Screening and Talk with Filmmakers Josh and Rebecca Tickell
The Earthing Movie explores the effects on human physiology and health of connecting our skin to the ground for extended periods of time, which can significantly reduce inflammation, often leading to dramatic health benefits.
Mon, September 23 | 4:00 p.m. | Free | Center for Media and Design, Auditorium 180
Bringing It Home
Film Screening and Talk with Sheila Laffey
Hemp - it's not just for hippies anymore. Today, it's found in eveything from salad dressings to construction materials. Directed by Linda Booker, Bringing It Home uses animation, archival images, and interviews with hemp business leaders and growers, to explore a crop with so many widespread benefits.
Mon, October 7 | 4 p.m. | Free | Center for Media and Design, Auditorium 180
Film Screening with Talk with Producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Jennie Lew Tugend
Free Willy is a feature film about a boy who befriends a captive Orca whale. The film drew attention to the real-life captive whale Keiko, who was released thanks to the efforts of the film's producers.
Mon, October 28 | 3:00 p.m. | Free | Center for Media and Design, Auditorium 180
Poisoning Paradise looks at the seemingly idyllic world of native Hawaiians, whose communities are surrounded by experiment test sites for genetically engineered seed corn and pesticides. It explores the effects of environmental injustice and what it means for the future of food, sustainable farming practices, and the health of our planet.
Mon, November 4 | 4 p.m. | Free | Center for Media and Design, Auditorium 180