TOXIC DETROIT

Washington D.C. Premiere

TOXIC DETROIT

(c) Bill Noland

Health Shorts shown as part of the multi-day, multi-venue Health and the Environment Film Series

TOXIC DETROIT (USA, 2012, 10 min.)

Washington, D.C. Premiere As the city of Detroit struggles to bring itself back from the brink, the burden of a checkered history continues to weigh on its current residents. One of the daunting problems it must confront is the toxic legacy of unbridled industrial production. Toxic Detroit visualizes some of these problems through views of ravaged landscapes and noxious air. The film’s surreal wasteland belies the optimism and determination of Detroiters themselves. Directed by William Noland.

Welcome and short film presentation by Chip Comins, Founder and CEO, American Renewable Energy Day (AREDAY) and Ginna Kelly, Vice President, AREDAY and TV host of “The Green Girl” precedes program. 

TOXIC DETROIT introduced by filmmaker William Noland.

Discussion with Lysander’s Song filmmakers Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson follows program.

Shown with LIGHTING THE WAY, LYSANDER’S SONG and THE RIGHT TO BREATHE

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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