Film Screening: Manufactured Landscapes

Jun 18 2008 - 7:00pm
Jun 18 2008 - 10:00pm

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Join CLEAN as we feature Manufactured Landscapes as part of our 2008 Environmental Film Series. Manufactured Landscapes is the portrait of one man’s voyage as it follows celebrated still photographer Edward Burtynsky on a tour of Asia. Burtynsky takes large-format stills of industrial landscapes: factory workers lined up in infinity, giant ships eviscerated, massive recycling dumps, expansive strip mines. His goal is to portray humanity’s relationship to nature as we pursue progress. When Burtynsky speaks, he neither celebrates or condemns but simply explores who were are in relation to our planet. We extract things from the environment to survive, and that is damaging the world.

Following the film a special guest will lead a discussion related to the film.

When: June 18, 2008 @ 7 pm
Where: Rice Media Center, Rice University (Entrance #8 located at Stockton and University Blvd.)
Fee: None, however, donations will be accepted at the door.

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