8th Annual Sustainability Film & Discussion Series
With support from a variety of local businesses and nonprofit organizations, UNCG is proud to present the 8th Annual Sustainability Film & Discussion Series. This monthly event features the latest documentaries about environmental education, climate change, and sustainable living. The post-screening discussions are led by local experts, which gives the participants a chance to ask questions and learn more about relevant sustainability issues in our community. All films are free and open to the public, beginning at 6:30 PM in the Weatherspoon Art Museum Auditorium on the following dates:
- Nov 14 – Revolution
- Dec 12 – Solar Mamas
- Jan 23 – A Fierce Green Fire
- Feb 27 – Landfill Harmonic
- Mar 27 – Food Patriots
5th Annual Sustainability Shorts Film Competition
Along with WUAG 103.1 FM and the UNCG Sustainability Council, the Office of Sustainability is pleased to announce the 5th Annual Sustainability Shorts Film Competition. Entries must address sustainability, which UNCG defines as the “enduring interconnectedness of social equity, the environment, the economy, and aesthetics.” Judging is based on relation to sustainability as well as concept, cinematography, acting, production quality, costuming, writing, etc.
Films must be submitted on DVD or by providing the URL to films that are screenable online through websites like YouTube and Vimeo. Please include your name, phone number, email address, and both the title and length of the film in your submission. The deadline for submission is 5:00 PM on March 24, 2014. If you have any questions, contact Sarah Dorsey by phone at 336-334-5610 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All entries will be screened as part of the UNCG Sustainability Film Series at 6:30 PM in the Weatherspoon Art Museum Auditorium on Thursday, April 24. After the film screening, three winners will be announced and celebrated at the event.
To be eligible for one of 3 prizes ($500, $300, $200) you must:
- Create a film about sustainability
- Keep it short (less than 10 minutes)
- Submit your entry by the deadline