Environmental Film Series: Earthrise and Earth Days


5th Environmental Film Series with discussions led by Ohio State and local experts

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day:  How can we have an Earth worth celebrating in 2070?

Event schedule

* Welcome: A brief history of Earth Day and its origins.

Earthrise: 10 minutes of excerpts from the 30-minute 2018 documentary interviewing Apollo 8 astronauts who in late 1968 captured the first images of Earth from space. Instantly iconic, the images became a symbol of the need to care for Planet Earth, even helping inspire Earth Day 1970. 

Earth Days: 2010 PBS American Experience documentary, Earth Days – The Seeds of a Revolution, with footage of April 22, 1970, events. Trailer

* Brief recollections: By two people who planned Earth Day activities at Ohio State in 1970 

* How and where to participate in Earth Day 2020 at Ohio State and in Columbus

* Q&A/discussion with attendees and presenters

For more information about the Earthrise and Earth Days film event