WAKE – Screening & Conversation with Haverford’s Summer 2014 Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellows @ Chase Auditorium, Haverford

Posted September 8th, 2014 at 8:43 am.

US, 2014, 23 minutes
Screening & Conversation
Wednesday, September 10th, 7:00pm
Chase Auditorium
Haverford College
In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, spilling 4.9 barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Four years later, WAKE meditates on the continued presence of the oil industry in southern Louisiana. By bringing together the perspectives of scientists, environmentalists, oil industry workers, and Louisiana residents, WAKE asks: What do we do with an industry that supports the livelihoods of millions of people and yet destroys the environment we all live in?
Created during summer 2014 by Haverford’s Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellows Hilary Brashear ‘14, Dan Fries ‘15, Gebby Keny ‘14, and Sarah Moses ‘16 in collaboration with Artist-in-Residence Vicky Funari and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Helen White.
Sponsored by the Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities, the Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center, the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, the Office of the Provost’s Louis Green Fund, and the Department of Instructional and Information Technology Services.
Contact: dfries@haverford.edu

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