Film Screening: Fire & Flood: Queer Resilience in the Era of Climate Change

Join students from colleges around Baltimore for a virtual screening and discussion of the film "Fire & Flood: Queer Resilience in the Era of Climate Change".

 

ABOUT THE FILMMAKER:

Vanessa Raditz is an environmental health researcher, youth educator, and culture-shifter dedicated to community healing, opening access to land and resources, and fostering a thriving local economy based on human and ecological resilience. Vanessa received their Master of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences from UC Berkeley, and currently studies in the Geography PhD program at University of Georgia. Vanessa is part of the founding collective of the Queer Ecojustice Project, educating and organizing at the intersection of ecological justice and queer liberation.

Vanessa co-organized the Queers4ClimateJustice contingent to the RISE March for Climate, Jobs, and Justice in fall of 2018 and continues to manage the #Queers4ClimateJustice instagram. The "Fire and Flood" film project is rooted in Vanessa's lived experience of the 2017 fires in Northern California.

 

MORE ABOUT THE FILM:

https://www.queerecoproject.org/firefloodfilm

 

FIND MORE EVENTS ABOUT "Combatting Toxic Injustices"*:

https://www.eventbrite.com/o/combating-toxic-injustices-event-series-32024687511
*This event and the event series are in partnership with UMBC and Towson University.

 

Thursday, April 8 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm

https://goucher.zoom.us/j/91798890809

Event Type

Film/Media, Environmental Sustainability

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