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Bright Family Screening Room, The Paramount Center - Emerson College
559 Washington St, Boston, Massachusetts 02111
PLEASE NOTE THAT DOORS WILL BE AT 6:15 and the Live Feed with l Gore will begin promptly at 6:45. The screening will begin at 7:15.
Sponsored by The President’s Office, Academic Affairs, Office of Sustainability, Spirit of Emerson, Earth Emerson, Environmental Studies and Green Gala
Directed by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, documentary, 98 minutes, USA, 2017.
A sequel to The Inconvenient Truth, the follow-up documentary addresses the progress made to tackle the problem of climate change and Al Gore’s global efforts to persuade governmental leaders to invest in renewable energy, culminating in the landmark signing of 2016’s Paris Climate Agreement.
Panel discussion to follow with:
Helena Feder, an Associate Professor of Literature and Environment at East Carolina University. She has published articles on various subjects in Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Green Letters, Women's Studies, and the Journal of Ecocriticism.
Joshua May, Founder & CEO of ReVenture: ReVenture has worked out a global sustainability practice to support our clients in developing robust, long-term strategies and help them leverage competitive advantages from their sustainability efforts.
Climate Reality Leader & Speaker: Climate Reality Leaders are messengers and activists personally trained by former US Vice President Al Gore to share the truth about what climate change is doing to our world and how we can stop it by shifting to clean, renewable energy.
Bob Nesson is an award-winning independent filmmaker and principal of Nesson Media Boston, Inc.
He is the recipient of fellowships in film, journalism and environmental studies, including those from the Flaherty Film Seminar and the Society of Environmental Journalists.
Nesson has taught environmental filmmaking workshops internationally, including KinoSchool in Russia and the Black Sea Environmental Seminar in Turkey. Much of Bob's work centers on the urban environment, particularly transportation and health.