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Feb. 27: Film 'This Changes Everything'

Film on global climate change was directed by Avi Lewis and inspired by author Naomi Klein's best-selling book.

2016-02-29
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 2-23-2016

Mankato, Minn. – “This Changes Everything,” a film on global climate change directed by Avi Lewis that was inspired by author Naomi Klein’s best-selling 2014 book, will be shown in Ostrander Auditorium in the Centennial Student Union at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Saturday, Feb. 27 from 2-4 p.m.

The film is free and open to the public.

According to the film’s website, “This Changes Everything” was filmed over four years in nine countries and five continents and is an attempt to transform the challenge of global climate change. The film will present seven different portraits of communities facing environmental hardships around the world. Communities featured in the film include Montana’s Powder River Basin, the Alberta Tar Sands, the coast of South India, Beijing and more.

The showing is sponsored by Library Services, the Environmental Committee, and Transition Mankato in partnership with the Social Justice Lecture Series and the Center for Earth Spirituality and Rural Ministry.

For more information, contact Monika Antonelli, outreach librarian at Minnesota State Mankato, by phone at 507-389-2507 or by email at monika.antonelli@mnsu.edu.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,193 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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