April 2, 2013
SMU will host the Sustainability Film Festival on April 4-5 in Hughes-Trigg Student Center, screening documentary films focused on sustainability and preserving the environment.
The festival, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the SMU Fondren Library Media Collection, the SMU Sustainability Committee and The Friends of the SMU Libraries.
The films being show are:
Living With the Trinity
7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in SMU Hughes-Trigg Forum
Producer, writer, director Rob Tranchin will introduce and discuss his film, “Living With the Trinity,” as part of SMU’s Sustainability Film Festival. As water resource management becomes increasingly important, it is clear that what happens on the Trinity River affects the quality of life of millions of people. Find out more at http://trinityrivertexas.org/.
YERT, Your Environmental Road Trip
7 p.m. Friday, April 5, in SMU Hughes-Trigg Theatre
This documentary film by Ben Evans and Mark Dixon follows three young friends as they take a year-long environmental road trip across all 50 United States, tackling peak oil, eco-vehicles, sustainable farming, wind energy, piles of garbage and a category they call, simply, “the weird.” Check out the trailer at www.yert.com.
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