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New York Debut of "One Water" at Adelphi—Why This Natural Resource is Shrinking and What We Can Do
"One Water," a film about the changing relationship between people and water as this needed natural resource becomes more scarce, will be screened at Adelphi on April 18 at 6 p.m. A panel discussion with the filmmakers will be held at a 4 p.m.
"One Water" seeks to bring our attention to the global water crisis using visual footage and interviews from across 14 countries over a span of five years. The film will debut at 6:00 p.m. in the AUPAC Concert Hall on a brand new 30 foot wide screen using a state-of-the-
A panel discussion about global and local water issues will be held in the AUPAC Black Box Theatre prior to the screening from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Panelists include Dean of Adelphi’s College of Arts and Sciences and the film’s Executive Producer Sam Grogg; Producer, Writer, and Director of the film Sanjeev Chatterjee; Assistant Professor and Chair of the Department of Allied Health in Adelphi’s School of Nursing Kenneth Rondello to speak on emergency management; and COO of PW Grosser Consulting Inc. Frank Castellano. There will also be a reception with the panelists and local environmental groups in the AUPAC Lobby from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
This will be the first time the documentary has been shown in a theater outside of Miami where it was produced through the Knight Center for International Media at the University of Miami School of Communication. The film also appeared on the Discovery Channel. "One Water’s" feature-length version has been shown at several festivals and has received a number of international awards, including Best Documentary at the 2009 Columbus International Film and Video Festival, and Best Film on Sustainable Development at Cinemambiente 2008 in Turin, Italy.
Space is limited. Please RSVP at AUEnvironmentalStudies@
About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world-class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Nursing and Social Work—the coeducational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 43 states and 45 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and its centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies, in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.
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Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for the liberal arts and sciences on Long Island.