Ecology Club Plans Harmony Film Festival

Free Films Focus on Environmental & Social Issues
3/16/17
By UW-Waukesha

Harmony Festival

The UW-Waukesha Ecology Club will be hosting The Harmony Film Festival - a series of documentaries at the UW-Waukesha campus that focus on current environmental and civil rights issues. The Festival will continue every Tuesday at 6:00pm (N133) & Thursday at 6:00 pm (C101) leading up to Earth Week. The public is welcome to attend these informative films at the UW-Waukesha campus, free of charge:

  • Tuesday, March 21: Gambling on Extinction (6:00 - 7:30pm in N133)
  • Thursday, March 23: Citizen Four (6:00-8:00pm in N133)
  • Tuesday, April 4: Racing Extinction (6:00 - 7:30pm in N133)
  • Thursday, April 6: The Cove (6:00 - 7:30pm in C101)
  • Monday, April 17 (Noon-1:30pm): Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time
  •  Tuesday, April 18 (6:00-7:30pm): Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time

Gambling on Extinction features former poachers, rangers, and investigators who reveal their stories and horrors of this $20 billion dollar/year business in illegal wildlife trade. Citizenfour features an extensive interview with former National Security Agency specialist turned whistleblower, Edward Snowden. Other documentaries feature undercover activists trying to delay a human-made mass extinction (Racing Extinction); saving Japan’s dolphins (The Cove); and Aldo Leopold’s extraordinary career and enduring influence on the modern conservation movement (Green Fire).

According to Ecology Club President, Lee Stedman, the club welcomes everyone to the film series and noted that more events, including a panel discussion focusing on water issues in Wisconsin is being planned for April 20.

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