Wednesday, October 28, 2020
About this Event
Join us for a movie screening and interdisciplinary panel discussion with professors Nicole Bouvier-Brown (Seaver), Charles E. Swanson (SFTV) and Brian Treanor (BCLA) to address the illegal exportation network of environmental dumping of electronic waste (e-waste) from industrialized nations.
October 26, 2020- "Welcome to Sodom" Movie Screening
**Registration is required to receive movie link and passcode**
October 28, 2020- Interdisciplinary Panel Discussion (Pre-recorded)
Please register at lmu.edu/acti
About the Film:
Welcome to Sodom is a documentary flim about Agbogbloshie, a nickname of commercial district near Ghana's capital city. Agbogbloshie became known as a destination for externally generated automobile and electronic scrap collected from mostly the western world.
Agbogbloshie is also known as Sodom, and our panel will frame their interdisciplinary dialogue based on the multi-awarded German documentary by Florian Weigensamer and Christian Krones. It is distributed by Torch Films.