Get Inspired at the 2014 One Earth Film Festival

NEW Environmentalist UIC Poster 8.5x5.5v1The University of Illinois at Chicago is hosting a One Earth Film Festival screening of The New Environmentalists  at the Latino Cultural Center (803 S. Morgan St., Chicago) on Wednesday, March 5 at 3:30-4:30 p.m. Reserve tickets

Robert Redford narrates this multiple Emmy Award-winning short film featuring inspiring portraits of passionate and dedicated activists, including the community group that fought the coal-fired power plant in Chicago's Pilson neighborhood.

After this 28-minute film, stay for a lively and engaging discussion about the environmental activism scene in Chicago and beyond. While this pre-fest screening is FREE, seating is limited, so please reserve a ticket.

This film will be screened again at the Closing Event of the 2014 One Earth Film Festival on Sunday, March 9 at 6-9 p.m. at Unity Temple in Oak Park, IL. Reserve a free ticket .

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These are true environmental heroes who have built strong grassroots support and have placed themselves squarely in harm’s way to battle intimidating adversaries. The New Environmentalists share common goals – safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from exploitation and pollution, while fighting for environmental justice in their communities.

For more information on the film, please visit the official documentary  website.

This film will be screened again at the Closing Event of the 2014 One Earth Film Festival on Sunday, March 9 at 6-9 p.m. at Unity Temple in Oak Park, IL. Reserve a free ticket .

Directed By Will Parrinello / 2013 / 28 minutes

"The New Environmentalists - from Chicago to The Karoo" 30 second trailer from Mill Valley Film Group on Vimeo.