BANGLADESH: LAND OF RIVERS

2013 Films

Washington D.C. Premiere

BANGLADESH: LAND OF RIVERS

MARCH
24
2:00 PM

Venue: Carnegie Institution for Science
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BANGLADESH: LAND OF RIVERS (United Kingdom, 2010, 11 min.)

River Shorts and shown as part of the Rivers Program

Program introduced by Jack Byrne, Director of Sustainability Integration Office, Franklin Environmental Center, Middlebury College. 

Washington, D.C. Premiere The profound impact of climate change on one of the world’s poorest countries, Bangladesh, is illustrated in this film, which documents the effects of increasingly severe climate-related hazards on a people who have one of the smallest carbon footprints on the planet. Interviews with Mohamed Nasheed, former President of the Maldives, and Tillman Thomas, Prime Minister of Grenada, highlight the connection between environmental and human rights issues. Produced by the Environmental Justice Foundation.

Shown with EEL • WATER • ROCK • MANTHE KING’S RIVER, A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US, and THE WATER TOWER 

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. No reservations required.

Carnegie Institution for Science

Elihu Root Auditorium

1530 P St., NW

(Metro: Dupont Circle)

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