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Sustainability Film Series: Seed – The Untold Story

October 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST

| Free

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.

Films are shown in Room 1234 in the Health and Science Center at COD.

Free and open to the public.


About the Film:

Seed: The Untold Story

Few things on Earth are as miraculous as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. in a harrowing and heartening story, these reluctant heroes rekindle a lost connection to our most treasured resource and revive a culture connected to seeds.


This is the second of three movie screenings. Each date will feature a different documentary.

Sept 19 – Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Oct 23 –  Seed: The Untold Story

Nov 15 – Growing Cities: A Film about Urban Farming in America

 

Details

Date:
October 23, 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

College of DuPage Health and Science Center
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL United States
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