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26 Apr
Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
Apr 26, 2024 | 12:00 PM-7:00 PM


Discard Studies Film Series

Professors Rosalind Fredericks (NYU Gallatin) and Robin Nagle (NYU Liberal Studies) and the Discard Studies Collaborative at NYU presents the Discard Studies Film Festival.

The Festival will feature innovative new films in Discard Studies exploring the interconnections between waste and value. Ranging from student shorts to award winning documentary features, the showcased films creatively explore a range of themes including: the politics of waste labor, Anthropocenic environments, urban landscapes of disposal, and geographies of disposability. Panel discussions will bring together filmmakers, scholars, practitioners, and students to raise awareness and foster activism.

The Festival culminates in a global preview of Professor Rosalind Fredericks’ documentary "The Waste Commons", followed by a panel discussion and reception.



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