Sustainability Film Series
The Institute on the Environment, Bell Museum of Natural History, University Services Office of Sustainability, and University Dining Services host the free Sustainability Film Series the first Thursday evening of the month from February to May. Films are selected to reflect issues that resonate with University students, faculty and staff.
Each film is presented with a panel of experts who provide local, professional and personal insight into the issues addressed in the films in dialogue with the audience and related sustainability campus student groups. The goal is also for viewers to leave more informed, inspired and equipped with concrete actions to take in their lives and communities. Sustainably sourced food or snacks are served before each film.
Catching the Sun
March 2, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Bell Museum Auditorium
Through the stories of workers and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and China, Catching the Sun captures the global race to lead the clean energy future. Over the course of a solar jobs training program, Catching the Sun follows the hope and heartbreak of unemployed American workers seeking jobs in the solar industry. With countries like China investing in innovative technologies and capitalizing on this trillion-dollar opportunity, Catching the Sun tells the story of the global energy transition from the perspective of workers and entrepreneurs building solutions to income inequality and climate change with their own hands.