Around Town


The Nordic Film Series
is part of the Finnish American Heritage Center’s
community enrichment programming.

Films are open to the public; donations are appreciated.
For more information about this month’s feature, call (906) 487-7347.
or visit


Dear Green Film Attendees:

We had a good turnout of 75 participants for the January film, After Coal. Our discussion facilitator, Roman Sidartsov, professor, MTU Dept. of Social Sciences, and energy policy expert, did an excellent job of facilitating discussion. We did not to show the 2nd film, Half Life, in favor of having more discussion time following the film, however many of you have asked for the link so you can view the film on your own. Here it is:

Green Film Series presents:
Date/Time: 7:00-8:30 pm, Thursday, Feb. 16th  
Enjoy coffee, dessert and facilitated discussion.
Cost:  FREE, $3 suggested donation
Location: G002 Hesterberg Hall, Michigan Tech Forestry Bldg.

Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story 2014 (75 min.) 
Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods that would otherwise be thrown away. In a nation where one in 10 people is food insecure, the images they capture of squandered groceries are both shocking and strangely compelling. But as Grant’s addictive personality turns full tilt towards food rescue, the ‘thrill of the find’ has unexpected consequences.

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