Please join the PSU Sustainability Offices and the Environmental Club for a free screening of the new documentary film, Terra Blight. The film will be followed by a Q&A session with two of the filmmakers as well as a special guest from Free Geek.
When: October 9, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Parsons Gallery, Urban Center Building, 2nd floor (506 SW Mill Street)
FREE and open to the public
Bring your old electronic devises, laptop size and smaller, to the event to be collected for responsible recycling.
About the film:
Terra Blight is a 55-minute documentary exploring America’s consumption of computers and the hazardous waste we create in pursuit of the latest technology.
Terra Blight traces the life cycle of computers from creation to disposal and juxtaposes the disparate worlds that have computers as their center. From a 13-year-old Ghanaian who smashes obsolete monitors to salvage copper to a 3,000-person video game party in Texas, Terra Blight examines the unseen realities of one of the most ubiquitous toxic wastes on our planet.
By the film’s end, the audience will never look at their computer the same way again.