Lights, Camera, Environmental Action!

Making Change through Art, Activism, and Film

Earth Month film screenings on the Pace NYC Campus with facilitated discussion by Pace Faculty, Fellows, and Guests

Thursdays at 6:30pm - Room W512 of One Pace Plaza. Free pizza and refreshments.

March 31
Earth Month Kick Off: Pursuing Careers in Sustainability. A pre-film event at 4:00pm in W511
  • Description: Do you want to work in a career that creates a more sustainable world? Come hear speakers from The Nature Conservancy – US Environmental Protection Agency - Wildlife Conservation Society - Inside Climate News – NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability - United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network talk about their jobs and how they got hired to do satisfying work in this growing field. 
March 31
Shortcuts on Climate with Andrew Revkin 6:30pm in W512
  • Description: A Microfilm fest clarifying climate change and solutions. Andrew Revkin, New York Times’ Dot Earth blogger and Pace Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding at Pace University’s Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, will lead the discussion.
April 7
This Changes Everything (2012) Director, Harry Lynch 6:30pm in W512
  • Description: Inspired by Naomi Klein’s book, the film presents environmental struggles over energy across the globe. Judy Pajo, Professor of Anthropology and Ashley Kuenneke, Program Coordinator for Center of Community Action and Research, will lead the discussion. Pizza and drinks will be served!
April 14
The Last Rivermen (1991) Director, Robert Nixon 6:30pm in W512
  • Description: Contamination of the Hudson River due to government and corporate neglect impacts upon a family’s 300-year fishing tradition. Written and co-produced by John Cronin.
April 14
¡Viva la Tortuga! (2013) Directors, Pace University students
  • Description: This documents the coalition Grupo Tortuguero, who protect endangered sea turtles in Mexico’s Magdalena Bay. John Cronin, Senior Fellow for Environmental Affairs at Pace University’s Academy for Applied Environmental Studies will lead the discussion. 
April 21
Can we get to Carbon Zero? with Wil Burns 6:30pm in W512
  • Description: Dr. Wil Burns, Co-executive Director, Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment, School of International Service at the American University. Dr. Burns will lead the discussion using film clips and other examples.


The Earth Month film series is sponsored by Dyson College Institute for Sustainability and the Environment (DCISE), Dyson College Center for the Arts, Society and Ecology (CASE), Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies (PAAES), Environmental Studies and Science Department (ESS), the Art Department and the Anthropology Department.