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Film/discussion, "Rivers of Destiny," Thurs. March 24th, 8pm

Boats on the Mekong River, Luang Prabang, Laos
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CANCELLED

Members of the Rutgers community and the general public are invited to a screening and discussion of "Rivers of Destiny" on Thursday March 24th. The film chronicles a journey to four of the world's major river systems - the Mississippi, Amazon, Jordan, and Mekong - and investigates the environmental issues facing those dependent on each river. Film directed by Hal Weiner.

The film starts at 8:00 pm in the Teleconference Lecture Hall, on the 4th floor of Alexander Library in New Brunswick. The discussion will be led by Professor Trevor Birkenholtz of the Department of Geography. Light refreshments will be served before the film screening.

The film screening and discussion is offered at no charge to participants.

This event is cosponsored by the Rutgers University Libraries, the Byrne First-Year Seminars, and the Ecologies in the Balance? The Way Forward program series, as part of their Water, River, Raritan Film Series. Other film screenings/discussions planned in this series are:

  • Wednesday April 13, 2011 - "Atlantic Crossing" film screening, with discussion led by Rick Ludescher, Dean, Cook Campus in the Cook Campus Center. The film starts at 8:00 pm.

For more information on the March 24th film screening/discussion or on the Water, River, Raritan film series, please contact Kayo Denda at kdenda@rci.rutgers.edu.