January 17 River Planet ‐ explores the very different environmental, cultural and social issues
around how humans and wildlife interact with six major rivers on our planet.
(29 min.) Discussion Facilitator: Evan McDonald, Keweenaw Land Trust, will
discuss local efforts to protect and steward the Pilgrim River Watershed—
a local area highly desirable for future urban development.


Feb. 21 Last Call at the Oasis ‐ Be it through consumption or contamination, water is
becoming more scarce globally, including in the United States. (108 min.)
Discussion Facilitator: Alex Mayer, MTU Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering


March 14 The Strange Disappearance of Bees ‐ Across the globe, the disturbing mass death
of bees has more than just beekeepers worried─at least one‐third of the world’s
food relies on bee pollination. (58 min.) Discussion Facilitator: Melissa Hronkin,
Apiarist & proprietor of Algomah Acres Honey Farm


April 18 Switch ‐ Join energy visionary Dr. Scott Tinker as he explores the world’s leading
energy sites, from coal to solar, oil to biofuels, many highly restricted and never
before seen on film. (98 min.) Discussion Facilitator: Dr. Wayne Pennington, MTU
Dept. of Geological & Mining Sciences & Engineering


May 9 Chasing Ice ‐ Acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog ventures to the
Arctic to document the melting of ice mountains using state‐of‐the‐art time lapse
photography. Chasing Ice depicts a photographer trying to deliver evidence and
hope to our carbon‐powered planet. (76 min.) Discussion Facilitator: Dr. Sarah
Green, MTU Dept of Chemistry



Archive of 2012 Green Film Series

Archive of 2011 Green Film Series

Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative
Keweenaw Land Trust
Michigan Tech Center for Water & Society
Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

The Green Film program is partially funded with a grant from:
♦ League of Women Voters of the Copper Country ♦ Friends of the Land of Keweenaw ♦ U.P. Environmental Coalition

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