Thursday, Dec 12, 2013
Screening and Discussion of Documentary "Independent Lens"
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April 27, 2013 at 2:30 PM
Location: Carbondale Public Library, 405 West Main, Carbondale, IL
FREE screening and discussion of the PBS "Independent Lens" documentary, "The Island President," which tells the story of former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed as he tries to save his island nation from disappearing beneath rising seas. President Nasheed's efforts to save his country are shared within the broader context of climate change.Return to event list.
The event will be held as part of WSIU Public Broadcasting's ongoing Community Cinema film series and the station's programming contributions to Environmental Awareness Month.
Jerry Bush, Advertising Supervisor for SIU's Daily Egyptian newspaper, and Jack Piatt, a graduate student in Professional Media & Media Management Studies at SIU, will lead a discussion after the film during which they will share results of climate change research.
You can learn more about the film online. If you have any questions, contact Vickie Devenport.
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