The last film of the FIU SAAM Film Festival, “The Mask You Live In” follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while navigating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. The event will be in the FIU MMC Housing Quad. Hosted by It’s On Us and the Healthy Living Program.
Documentary Screening and Book Signing featuring Paula Williams Madison. Sponsored by LACC. Co-sponsored by FIU’s African & African Diaspora Studies Program. Part of LACC’s Migrant and Transient Communities Program of Excellence. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Free Film Screening & Panel Discussion with filmmaker Diogo Castro Freire
Attend a free screening of Facing the Surge, an exciting new documentary short film that documents the tangible costs of sea level rise for the people of Norfolk, VA.
But Facing the Surge is not a film about loss and inaction. It tells the stories of citizens from across the United States as they step forward to raise awareness and push their government to pursue real solutions. Meet filmmaker Diogo Castro Freire and Citizens’ Climate Lobby volunteers and get your climate change solution questions answered! Learn what you can do to make a difference.
Join us on May 25 at 7 p.m. at the Deering Estate as we screen this student-produced documentary on the effects of sea level rise on South Florida.
The screening will be followed by a panel featuring sea level rise experts from FIU’s Sea Level Solution Center: Dr. Todd Crowl, Dr. Evelyn Gaiser, and SLSC Director Dr. Tiffany Troxler, along with student producer Abel Fernandez and hosted by Prof. Kate MacMillin. Click here to preview the documentary trailer.