Fall Sustainability Series: INTERNATIONAL PEACE PARKS EXPEDITIONS, 3 SHORT FILMS

THE COMMON EXPERIENCE PROJECT ON SUSTAINABILITY IS HAPPY TO PRESENT A GREAT LINEUP OF DOCUMENTARY FILMS THIS FALL. The project goal is to create an engaging and educational experience for students, faculty, staff and the regional community. Attendees will acquire a deeper understanding of the current issues and concepts related to sustainability. No matter how much or how little you know about these issues, the films present an accessible avenue to learn about the topics presented. The films explore the intersection of the environment and sustainability through consumer demands and biodiversity, social justice, forest protections and grass roots innovation, energy production and industry control, species impacts and educational approaches to problem solving and engagement. Each film is pertinent to the challenges facing us, chosen for its beauty and current relevance. Following each showing a panel discussion or talk with the film producer or filmmaker is offered to the audience.

A micro-documentary series exploring transboundary conservation, environmental peace-building and cross border cooperation amongst stakeholders from their varied perspectives. Panel discussion with Todd Walters (Founder and Executive Director of International Peace Park Expeditions) to follow film screenings.This event is sponsored by the Athena Cinema, the Environmental Studies program,Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, Alden Library, OU College of Arts and Sciences: Sustainability Studies, Food Theme, Ohio Sense of Place, and the Office of Sustainability.

TRANSCENDING BOUNDARIES:

Perspectives from Parque Internacional La Amistad (13 minutes)

TRANSCENDING BOUNDARIES:

Perspectives from the Central Albertine Rift Transfrontier Protected Area Network (24 minutes)

TRANSCENDING BOUNDARIES:

Perspectives from Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (13 minutes)

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