28 S Linn Street
Listening to Mother Earth Through Film
Fee: none. No registration.
Open to All Ages
Mondays, 10/1 – 10/29
6 – 8 PM in room 202
What do you really know about the issues of climate change and global warming? 100Grannies.org for a Livable Future will present four films for education and discussion this fall.
10/1: The Age of Consequences (2016, 80 min)
Through the lens of national security and global stability, a look at the impacts of climate change on the increased resource scarcity during migration. It shows how climate change stressors interact with societal tensions, sparking conflict.
10/8: Rachel Carson (2017, 110 min)
This life portrait honors nature author Rachel Carson, whose writings led to new laws on pesticides and ushered in an environmental movement.
10/15: Before the Flood (2016, 90 min)
Leonardo DiCaprio crisscrosses the globe to investigate the consequences of man-made climate change and the measures taken to reverse it.
10/22: Connie Mutel: Lives Written in the Land (2017, 79 min)
Connie Mutel shares the ongoing ecological story of Iowa’s agricultural transformation and what our past has meant for Iowans and the state’s native plants and animals.
10/29: Sustainable (2017, 52 min)
The future of our food system determines the future of mankind. A vital investigation of the economic and environmental instability of America’s food system from the agricultural issues we face: soil loss, water depletion, climate change and pesticide use.