Special Screening: TOMORROW at Athens Ciné [fr]
The 2016 box-office hit and award-winning French documentary will be shown during a special event at Athens Ciné on January 11.
The Cultural Services of the Consulate General of France in Atlanta presents TOMORROW, winner of the 2016 César Award for Best Documentary, as part of a special event organized with the University of Georgia French Fund, Film & Theatre Studies Department, and the Willson Center’s Global Georgia Initiative.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring UGA faculty involved in environmental studies and global warming issues: Professor Nik Heynen, Geography, Professor Gene M. Pesti, Poultry Sciences, and Professor Patricia Yager, Marine Science. Richard Neupert, Film Studies, will host the panel.
ABOUT THE FILM: As mankind is threatened by the collapse of the planet’s ecosystems, a team of young French people explore the world in search of solutions to our most pressing social, economic and environmental issues. Using the most successful experiments in areas of agriculture, energy, habitat, economy, education and democracy, they try to put back together the puzzle to tell a new story of the future. OPEN to the public and FREE for students with valid ID ($5 General Admission).
WHEN : January 11, 2017 at 8:00pm (Pre-Screening Reception at 7:00pm)
WHERE : Athens Ciné - 234 West Hancock Avenue, Athens GA 30601
Sponsored by the Consulat Général de France à Atlanta, the UGA French program, Film Studies, and the Willson Center’s Global Georgia Initiative. Presented as part of Ciné’s SCIENCE ON SCREEN SERIES, a special grant program sponsored by the Coolidge Corner Theatre and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation as an initiative that creatively pairs film screenings with lively presentations by notable science and technology experts.