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Film Series

River Raisin Institute offers a spring and fall series of films related to environmental issues such as climate change, water resources, food, and more. The film series is sponsored in partnership with the Monroe County Library System, IHM Sisters, and Weber Center in Adrian. Showings are free and open to the public.

Fall 2018 Film Series

Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes, part 1

This two-part documentary takes viewers below the surface of the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem, and into the middle of a complex war for survival. For more than a century, non-native species of plants, fish, invertebrates and microscopic organisms have been silently invading the Great Lakes, leaving devastation in their wake.

  • 9/18 at 6 pm at Frenchtown Dixie Library, Monroe, Mich.
  • 9/25 at 6:30 pm at Weber Center, Adrian, Mich.
  • 10/17 at 3 pm at IHM Sisters, Monroe, Mich.

Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes, part 2

The second part of the documentary continues with its story on what we are doing to stop the invaders in their  tracks.

  • 10/22 at 6 pm at Frenchtown Dixie Library, Monroe, Mich.
  • 10/23 at 6:30 pm at Weber Center, Adrian, Mich.
  • 11/27 at 3 pm at IHM Sisters, Monroe, Mich.

Trees in Trouble

Trees in Trouble tells the story of America’s urban and community forests: their history, their growing importance to our health, economy and environment – and the serious threats they now face. Through stories of everyday people on the front lines of change, the film shows how community-wide efforts can save and protect our urban forests for future generations.

  • 9/26 at 3 pm at IHM Sisters, Monroe, Mich.
  • 11/19 at 6 pm at Frenchtown Dixie Library, Monroe, Mich.
  • 11/27 at 6:30 pm at Weber Center, Adrian, Mich.