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A Good Neighbor + Earthbound: Nzambi Matee: 2024 One Earth Film Festival

This is a film screening which is part of the 13th Annual One Earth Film Festival

In Person, Friday, April 19, 5 p.m. CDT
Kehrein Center, Chicago [West]

In Person, Friday, April 19, 6 p.m. CDT
Unity Temple, Oak Park [W Suburbs]
Triton College, River Grove [W Suburbs]

Maggie Hart and Brittany Zampella/2023/19 min/Waste, Health, Justice

FILM DESCRIPTION: “A Good Neighbor” is a feature-length documentary about a Latina single mother’s fight against racism and climate change as she campaigns for city council in one of the nation’s most polluted zip codes.

Farhoud Meybodi/2023/48 min/Waste, Health, Justice, Built Environment, People & Cultures

FILM DESCRIPTION: Amidst a catastrophic plastic waste crisis in her hometown of Nairobi, Nzambi Matee risks everything to pioneer technology that transforms plastic waste into sustainable paving bricks.

The short film “The Speech of Txai Surui” by the students of Escola Parque (in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) will precede the feature films. This film won two awards in the One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest 2023.

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