Film Series 2019-08-30T16:09:19-04:00

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.

Spring 2019 Film Series

Bag It

Try going a day without plastic. In this touching and often flat-out-funny film, we follow Jeb Berrier as he embarks on a global tour to unravel the complexities of our plastic world. What starts as a film about plastic bags evolves into a wholesale investigation into plastic and its effect on our waterways, oceans, and even our own bodies.

  • 3/18 at 3 pm at IHM Sisters, Monroe, Mich.
  • 4/15 at 6 pm at Frenchtown Dixie Library, Monroe, Mich.
  • 5/13 at 6:30 pm at Weber Center, Adrian, Mich.

Plasticized

Plasticized is an intimate first-hand journey with the 5 Gyres Institute on the first scientific expedition looking at plastic waste across the South Atlantic Ocean. An eye-opening look at one of the institute’s global missions, studying the effects, reality and scale of plastic pollution around the world.

  • 3/25 at 6:30 pm at Weber Center, Adrian, Mich.
  • 4/17 at 3 pm at IHM Sisters, Monroe, Mich.
  • 5/28 at 6 pm at Frenchtown Dixie Library, Monroe, Mich.

Unwasted: The Future of Business on Earth

“Unwasted” is a look at businesses and organizations who are leading the way toward a less wasteful, more profitable and environmentally sustainable society. What is the real cost of waste to business and the community?

  • 3/18 at 6 pm at Frenchtown Dixie Library, Monroe, Mich.
  • 4/23 at 6:30 pm at Weber Center, Adrian, Mich.
  • 5/15 at 3 pm at IHM Sisters, Monroe, Mich.
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