On Friday, October 7, 2022, at 14:00 CDT, the Alabama Rivers Alliance, ARA, will host a screening of the 2022 Southern Exposure films at the 27th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment. ARA partners annually with the Urban Environmental Studies Program to screen the docu-series, which raises awareness of both the environmental and social challenges in Alabama. Before the screening, Michele Forman, the series producer for Southern Exposure will address the audience. Michele is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and the Co-Founder and Director of Media Studies at the University of Alabama Birmingham. Michele’s experience spans from executive roles in feature films to associate producer on Spike Lee's Academy Award-nominated film 4 Little Girls, a feature-length documentary for HBO about the bombing of the Sixteenth Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963.
The 27th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environmental (IICE), hosted by Interdisciplinary Environmental Association (IEA) and the Urban Environmental Studies Program at Birmingham-Southern College, is taking place from Thursday, October 6 to Friday, October 7, 2022, on Hopin. The online conference will feature, individual research presentations, a panel discussion, an honorary keynote by American environmental activist Lois Gibbs, a GIS workshop, and virtual exposition booths. You can register as a virtual attendee (free) or choose to be an endorser by donating on the IEA’s website.
To attend Michele’s talk and watch the screening of 2022 Southern Exposure Films, register for the 27th IICE on Hopin virtual event platform. Attendance is free and open to the public!
About Alabama Rivers Alliance:
Alabama Rivers Alliance is a nonprofit committed to protecting Alabama’s 132,000 miles of water through a statewide network of groups working to protect and restore Alabama’s resources that raise awareness, build partnerships, and empower citizens to fight for sound water policies.