Wednesday, February 01, 2012

The 7th Annual Spring 2012 Film Series - Wechsler Theater, 3rd Floor, Mary Graydon Center

AU’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking and Filmmakers for Conservation Present:
The 7th Annual Spring 2012 Film Series -
February 7 - April 3, 2012
Hosted by Chris Palmer and Justine Schmidt

Wechsler Theater, 3rd Floor, Mary Graydon Center
American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016-8017
Metro: Tenleytown/AU, shuttle bus service to AU

Free and Open to the Public
No Reservation Required

For more information, please contact:
Chris Palmer 202-885-3408 or

Or visit or

Tuesday, February 7 at 7 pm

Shark Week with Executive Producer Brooke Runnette

Brooke Runnette, the key person behind Discovery Channel’s famed Shark Week annual event, will show clips while explaining why Shark Week is so successful, what is does for shark conservation, and the challenges she faces in producing the programs.

Tuesday, February 14 at 7 pm

Defending Eden: Indigenous People, Conservation and Film

How storytelling over multiple media platforms might enable Ecuador's Waorani people to defend their biologically rich territory from the incursion of industry. Filmmakers Keith Heyward and Jennifer Berglund of Prehensile Productions will discuss their film and their experience as new environmental filmmakers trying to hang on to their values in a competitive industry.

To see the the rest of the schedule go to:

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