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Sustainability on Screen Film Series: Racing Extinction

January 26 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on January 26th for the screening of Racing Extinction, the first in the Sustainability on Screen film series. Racing Extinction is a 2015 documentary about the ongoing Anthropogenic mass extinction of species and the efforts from scientists, activists and journalists to document it by Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos.

This screening is free and open to all, registration optional through Eventbrite to get updates and information.

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Sustainability on Screen is a series of documentary-screenings, panel discussions and Q&As that will be hosted at Okanagan College with the intention to engage the public with climate activism. Panels and audience-wide Q&As will investigate the significance of the humanities and story-telling has in societal agenda-setting and combatting the climate crisis. All times and locations are the same and each event will be offering refreshments provided by Naked Café.

The series is moderated by Dr. Jodey Castricano (UBCO) and Dr. Shona Harrison (UBCO, OC) and is part of a collaborative project between the University of British Columbia, Okanagan and the University of Exeter (UK). Sustainability on Screen is organized by the Post-Anthropocentrism and Critical Animal Studies Research Group [PACAS] and is supported by a UBC Okanagan-Exeter Excellence Catalyst Grant and the Faculty of Critical and Creative Studies.

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Details

Date:
January 26
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Okanagan College (Kelowna)
1000 KLO Road
Kelowna, BC V1Y 4X8 Canada
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Phone:
250-762-5445

Additional Info

Room Number
Theatre
Registration/RSVP Required
No
Event Type
Film
Topic
Arts & Humanities, Culture & Diversity, Environment & Sustainability
Audiences
Alumni, Community, Faculty, Staff, Students, Postdoctoral Fellows & Research Associates