Green Screens- Special Edition
From Monday, May 26 until Saturday May 31, 2008 The National Film Board of Canada’s Mediatheque in downtown Toronto is hosting a special edition of its free monthly Green Screens environmental screening and discussion series.
Green Screens brings together award-winning feature documentaries and environmental experts as well as the launch of the NFB Web site FOOTPRINTS: Environment and the Way We Live, offering an important venue for focusing on the state of our planet today.
The special series begins on May 26 with Post-Screening Panel that will include Dr. Stephen Scharper and Dr. Mary Alton Mackey followed by the Toronto premiere of the documentary The World According to Monsanto which traces the history of the U.S. multinational, a leader in the development of genetically modified foods and considered one of the worst polluters of the industrial age.
Other documentaries such as Up the Yangtze, Refugees of the Blue Planet, Weather Report and Toxic Trespass will be shown throughout the week along with discussions and workshops.
Green Screens is presented in partnership with the Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy and the Planet in Focus International Environment Film and Video Festival.
When: Monday, May 26 - Saturday, May 31, 2008
Where: NFB Mediatheque, 150 John St (at Richmond St W), Toronto (Osgoode subway station)
FREE, however donations to CIELAP are appreciated
For More Information: 416-973-3012 or visit the NFB website