Natural History on the Big Screen: Stories from a Transforming World introduces audiences to some of the latest environmental films that address the relationship humans have with the planet. This three-part series, curated by Dr. Joshua Bell, Curator of Globalization at the National Museum of Natural History, will explore multiple perspectives on the Age of Man, from close to home to a global scale.
February 28: The Land Beneath Our Feet weaves together rare archival footage from a 1926 Harvard expedition to Liberia with the journey of a young Liberian man, uprooted by war, seeking to understand how the past has shaped land conflicts in his country today. Directed by Gregg Mitman and Sarita Siegel.
Followed by a discussion with the director, Gregg Mitman, and featured subject in the film, Emmanuel Urey.
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