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Celebrating Earth Week

Celebrating Earth Week

April 22, 2019 - 10:15am to April 27, 2019 - 10:15pm
Location: 
Chestnut Hill College

Chestnut Hill College's mission includes a focus on care and concern for the Earth. We are happy to celebrate Earth Day each and every day, but especially this week. During Earth Week, as our students return to campus after Easter break, the College will hold several activities including a movie marathon, an electronics recycling collection and a special Earth Night at the Market. Information on all of the week's events can be found below:

Electronic Recycling: This Friday and Saturday, the SSJ Earth Center will be collecting all electronics to be recycled.

You may drop off anything with a cord or a battery with the exception of TV monitors at 

the Earth Center on Friday and Saturday April 26 - 27 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

 

Movie Marathon

Tues  4.23: Back of the Dining Hall, 3:15 p.m.

Dr. Bob Meyer moderating discussion afterwards 

Time to Choose: Climate Change for Good, 97 minutes Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5YjLw7inIw

Academy Award®-Winning documentary filmmaker Charles Ferguson (Inside Job, No End in Sight) turns his lens to address worldwide climate change challenges and solutions in his new film TIME TO CHOOSE. Featuring narration by award-winning actor Oscar Isaac, TIME TO CHOOSE leaves audiences understanding not only what is wrong, but what can to be ...

 

Wed 4.24: Shorts from 2-4 p.m. in student activities:

 

--Mammoth: https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2017/04/02/mammoth/ 26 mins

The film’s presents a compelling, noble scientific mission: essentially what amounts to an attempt to defuse a carbon time bomb frozen in the permafrost in order to slow the effects of global warming.

 

--One Water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcTWQgZytfE

Water is the World - featuring the UN Deputy Secretary-General and Stockholm Water Prize Laureates, produced by the University of Miami School of Communications for UNDP, SIWI and UN-Water.

 Water is the World - featuring the UN Deputy Secretary-General and Stockholm Water Prize Laureates, produced by the University of Miami School of Communications for UNDP, SIWI and UN-Water, 2015, 20 mins

 

--Any or all of these 5 (the first is 20 mins; the others are shorter):https://ecowarriorprincess.net/2018/07/5-environmental-short-films-that-bring-you-up-to-speed/

ecowarriorprincess.net

3. Man vs. Earth. Originally entitled “Three Seconds” this powerful five-minute short film by Spencer Sharp and Richard Williams – better known by his stage name Prince Ea – was the winner of the 2016 Connect4Climate competition which focussed on emotional mini-documentaries about climate change. Prince Ea is a spoken word artist and rapper from St Louis, Missouri known for other viral ...

 

--Among Giants: https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2013/05/22/among-giants/ 12 mins

Among Giants. Risking injury and incarceration, an environmental activist disrupts the clear-cutting of an ancient redwood grove by sitting on a tiny platform up in the tree canopy.

 

 

Th 4.25: Back of the Dining Hall, 3:15 p.m.

Plastic Paradise, 57 min (Mary Elizabeth owns this).  Trailer: http://plasticparadisemovie.com/

plasticparadisemovie.com

About the film. Thousands of miles away from civilization, Midway Atoll is in one of the most remote places on earth. And yet its become ground zero for The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, syphoning plastics from three distant continents.

Open/Applies to: 
Public
Alumni
Prospective Students
All Current Students
Faculty
Staff