Environmental Film Festival

First Annual Environmental Film Festival

On April 19 and 20,  The Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy at Northern Illinois University will host its first annual environmental film festival at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL.

Is Change a “Dirty” Word? is the theme of this year’s festival, which will feature four environmental documentaries, an environmental art exhibit and a panel discussion about how to become locally involved in positive environmental change.  Those who attend three of the four films will be entered into a prize drawing.

Wednesday night’s films are Burning the Future: Coal in America showing at 6:30 PM and The Green House. Design it! Build it! Live it! showing at 8:45 PM.  Thursday night’s films are Living Downstream showing at 6:30 PM and Dirt! The Movie showing at 8:15 PM, followed at 9:45 PM by the panel discussion “Moving Forward.”  Refreshments will be sold in the lobby.

The Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability, and Energy is a new initiative at Northern Illinois University.  Visit us at http://www.niu.edu/ese for more information and a complete list of our campus, community, and business partners.

Contact:

Melissa Burlingame

mburlingame@niu.edu

340 Montgomery Hall

Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL 60115

815-753-6563

http://www.niu.edu/ese

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