Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Earth Day Continues at UW-Milwaukee With Noted Filmmaker Appearance

Earth Day 2007 events continue at UW-Milwaukee this week, including a workshop and movie screening/presentation by noted filmmaker Judith Hefland.

At 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, in the Wisconsin Room, Helfand will lead a workshop on connecting documentary filmmakers with community activists.

And at 7 p.m. in the Union Theatre, Helfand’s newest film, "Everything’s Cool," will have its Milwaukee premiere.

"Everything’s Cool" looks at the global warming movement, picking up where the Al Fore film, "An Inconvenient Truth," left off. Q&A will follow.

The Union Theater will also show two additional Hefland film's on Wednesday, April 25th.

These films are "A Healthy Baby Girl," at 7 p.m., and "Blue Vinyl," at 8:30 p.m.

Both are documentaries.

More information on all the Hefland events can be found at www.uniontheatre.uwm.edu/helfand, or by calling 229-3111.

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