Global Citizenship

Green Screen Series


Green Screen Series


Green Screen Series

Join an informative and entertaining series of FREE film screenings and talks hosted by SMC Adjunct Professor Sheila Laffey, Ph.D., Film Studies. Sponsored by SMC Global Citizenship.

What is the Green Screen Film Series?

Green Screen Series Spring 2021

Fantastic Fungi

Screening with Director Louie Schwartzberg, Narrated by Brie Larson

April 5, 3 p.m.

Imagine an organism that feeds you, heals you, reveals secrets of the universe, and could help save the planet. Fantastic Fungi is a revelatory time-lapse journey into the magical, mysterious, and medicinal world of fungi and their power to heal, sustain, and contribute to the regeneration of life on Earth that began 3.5 billion years ago.

Fantastic Fungi Zoom Link | Passcode: green

Kiss the Ground

Screening with Producer Bill Benenson and Patrick Latting, Directed by Josh Tickell and Rebecca Tickell, Narrated by Woody Harrelson

April 26, 3 p.m.

Kiss the Ground covers a revolutionary group of activists, scientists, farmers, and politicians who band together in a global movement of “Regenerative Agriculture” that could balance our climate, replenish our vast water supplies, and feed the world.

Kiss the Ground Zoom Link | Passcode: green


Screening followed by talk with Director Sanjay Rawal

May 10, 3 p.m.

Gather is an intimate portrait of the growing movement among Native Americans to reclaim their spiritual, political, and cultural identities through food sovereignty, while battling the trauma of centuries of genocide.

Gather Zoom Link | Passcode: green