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COD Sustainability Film Series: The True Cost

April 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

The College of DuPage Sustainability Film & Discussion Series promotes film as a tool for education, civic engagement, and activism in the movement for building sustainable and resilient communities and protecting our natural resources for future generations. All screenings will be followed by a discussion led by faculty and community partners.

All films are shown at 7pm in Room 1234 in the Health and Science Center at COD. Arrive a half hour prior to the showing to learn more about the topic addressed, and to connect with local community organizations on what is happening in our region to address the issues raised in the film.

Free and open to the public.

About the Film:

The True Cost

This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing?

Series Sponsors: College of DuPage Library; College of DuPage Liberal Arts; College of DuPage Biology and Health Sciences; College of DuPage Foundation; WDCB Public Radio

This is the third of four screenings in this series:

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste – March 6th

After the Spill – March 8th

The True Cost – April 18th

Bee People – April 30th




April 18, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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College of DuPage Health and Science Center
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL United States
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