Sustainability Stories – watch groundbreaking documentaries on the big screen

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For our new series of Sustainability Stories we will be giving students the opportunity to watch some fantastic documentaries for free on the big screen. A different documentary will be shown every month at Union Films (Level 3, Students’ Union (B42)).

This project has been led by Lucy Stephenson, our Ethics and Environment Officer, and is part of a wider project to raise awareness of environmental and social issues to students.

Before the Flood – Wednesday 30 January, 17:00, Union Films

Before the Flood, presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, travelling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand.”

Queer Britain‘ marathon – Wednesday 27 February, 17:00, Union Films

“Presented by YouTuber and journalist Riyadh Khalaf, Queer Britain gets under the skin of queer culture and shines a light on the challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community.”

The True Cost – Wednesday 27 March, 17:00, Union Films

” This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically.  The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing?”


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