01/24/17

Spring Semester 2017 Student Environmental Film Series

Join us for the Spring Semester 2017 Student Environmental Film Series, hosted by the School of Natural Resources and the Office of Energy and Environment. The film series will begin at 7 p.m. for six Tuesday evenings, beginning Jan. 24, in Room 130 of the CBEC Building, 151 W. Woodruff Ave.

Ohio State students may be eligible to attend the screenings as one-credit independent study courses offered by the School of Environment and Natural Resources. Writing essays about the films is also a requirement. For details, visit go.osu.edu/enr-4193 and go.osu.edu/enr-6193 or contact instructor David Hanselmann of SENR at hanselmann.3@osu.edu or 614-247-1908. The deadline to register is Friday, Jan. 13, to take the course for credit. SENR is in Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

The film series lineup:

January 24 Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a land ethic for our time

January 31 Before the Flood, a climate/environmental film featuring actor/activist Leonardo DiCaprio

February 7 Red Gold, an environmental documentary of the planned Pebble Mine in Alaska, now perhaps abandoned

February 14 Years of Living Dangerously, Season Two, Episode 1: A Race Against Time, solar energy development in India and the U.S.

February 21 Return of the River: story of the largest U.S. dam removal project, Elwha River, Olympic Peninsula and salmon habitat recovery

February 28 Years of Living Dangerously, Season Two, Episode 8: Uprising, the U.S.' dependence on coal plants and China's impact on the global environment.

Refreshments will be available prior to the screenings.