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Upstream Downriver & Wings of Dust Screening: One Earth Film Festival

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

In Person, Thursday, April 18, 5 p.m. CDT
Epiphany Center, Chicago
Park Ridge Community Church [North]

In Person, Thursday, April 18, 5:15 p.m.
Good Shepherd Luth. Church [W Suburbs]

Maggie Burnette Stogner/2023/30 min/Water Justice, Conservation, Health

FILM DESCRIPTION: “Upstream, Downriver” takes viewers into the heart of the battle for water justice. Powerful stories with frontline community activists are interwoven with historical context about landmark regulations.

Giorgio Ghiotto/2023/30 min/Water Justice, Conservation, Health, People & Cultures

FILM DESCRIPTION: Vidal Merma, a Peruvian Indigenous journalist, risks his life daily to secure a future where his son, Erik, can savor the simple joy of drinking clean water. This film won the 2023 Gold Medal in the Student Academy Awards.

Two short films will precede the feature films: “The Island” by Mahmut Taş and “Submerged” by Neo Sky James. “Submerged” tied for the Animation Prize in the One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest 2023.

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