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Join us for a discussion after the film with director Alex Djordjevic and Maya K. van Rossum, Founder of Green Amendments For the Generations.
A local group fights to prevent a developer from building homes on a toxic site.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Alex Djordjevic has worked as a cinematographer, producer, and photographer, with a focus mainly on social and environmental issues. His video work has been broadcast nationally on PBS, selected for numerous film festivals, and his photography has been exhibited nationally and abroad. Alongside his multimedia work, Alex is an adjunct professor of cinematography and film history at Drexel University.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Maya K. van Rossum is the Founder of Green Amendments For the Generations, a grassroots non-profit organization inspiring a nationwide movement to secure constitutional recognition and protection of environmental rights in every state and ultimately at the federal level. van Rossum is also the Delaware Riverkeeper, leading the watershed-based advocacy organization, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, for over 30 years in its efforts to protect the health of the Delaware River and its tributaries. Since launching Green Amendments For The Generations, in addition to increasing use of amendments in Pennsylvania and Montana, a constitutional amendment has been passed in New York, with Green Amendments also advancing in 11 additional states. A skilled activist, attorney, strategist and community organizer, she has testified multiple times, by invitation, before US Congressional Committees; was named among Philadelphia Business Journal’s Power 100 in 2019; One Of The “10 Most Influential People of 2015” When It Comes to Energy Issues by SNL Energy; and is author of, The Green Amendment, Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment, in which she coined and defined the term “Green Amendment” and which was selected as the 2018 Living Now Evergreen Awards GOLD Winner in the Nature Conservation category. A second edition of the book is set to be released November 1, 2022.
- Genre Documentary
- Director Alex Djordjevic
- Released 2021
- Runtime 20m
- Rated NR
- Studio CawaFilm
- CountryUnited States