9th Annual Sustainability Film & Discussion Series

With support from a variety of local businesses and nonprofit organizations, UNCG is proud to present the 9th 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:


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6th 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 6th 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 will be based on relation to sustainability as well as concept, cinematography, acting, production quality, costuming, writing, etc.  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 23. After the film screening, the winners will be announced and celebrated at the event.


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5th Annual Sustainability Shorts Film Competition

Last year’s event was hosted at the Weatherspoon Art Museum on Thursday, April 24, 2014 and it was a huge success!  On behalf of everyone involved, we would like to thank the 6 film makers who submitted entries as well as all the people in attendance who came to show their support and vote for the crowd favorite.  After screening the original short films, the following winners were announced and celebrated at the event:
1st – The Michigandered Marimba ($500 Cash Prize)
2nd – The Secrets of Lemur Lane ($300 Cash Prize)
3rd (tie) – Recycle it, Baby! ($100 Cash Prize)
3rd (tie) – The Recycling March…Aggies Go Green ($100 Cash Prize)
5th – Geomorphic:  North Carolina
6th – Menu of the Day