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Film: Darwin's Nightmare

Date: Friday, February 21st, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Location: Room 150,
Center for the Sciences

Contact: Josh Moore, x2831

The Human Rights & Food film series will feature documentaries selected to illuminate the theme of this year's Weissberg Chair residency with Vandana Shiva. Discussion with faculty and guests will follow each film. 

Film # 2, Darwin's Nightmare synopsis: In Tanzania on Lake Victoria, the introduction of the Nile perch not only extinguished almost the entire stock of native fish species, but resulted in the export of perch and the import of guns.

Film by Hubert Sauper/ 2004/ 107 min./ Austria

For more information, visit: ww.beloit.edu/weissberg/chair/shiva/films/