27 February, 2017 – The Indocumentales film and dialogue series, co-produced by WCPUN affiliate What Moves You?, Cinema Tropical, and NYU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, presented the New York premier of Chicago Boys, a film by Carola Fuentes and Rafael Valdeavellano, documenting the process by which, with the enabling backdrop of Pinochet’s military dictatorship, Chilean students of the Chicago School of Economics applied Milton Friedman’s theories to make Chile into a living lab for extreme neoliberalism. Following the screening, guest speakers Marcial Godoy and Paul Hoeffel engaged participants in a critical conversation, facilitated by WCPUN E.D. Shamina de Gonzaga, exploring how the political, economic, legal and human rights abuses that transpired in Chile during the dictatorship are relevant for crises in the world today.
22 February, 2017 – The Stand Up, Rise Up environmental film series was pleased to present the documentary, Seed: The Untold Story, examining the causes and consequences of the depletion of seed varieties worldwide and showcasing the efforts to salvage what remains.
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15 February, 2017 – The Stand Up Rise Up Environmental Film Series is pleased to present the documentary Taking Root followed by a panel discussion, at EcoTech Visions.
08 February, 2017 – The Stand Up Rise Up Environmental Film Series presents Cowspiracy, a documentary film on the negative impact of the cattle industry on the environment, and the silence of environmental organizations and governmental authorities, at Miami Dade College’s InterAmerican Campus, followed by a panel discussion.
04 February, 2017 – Paris – WCPUN Executive Director, Shamina de Gonzaga, “marraine de la promotion 2017” gives the keynote speech for the graduating class of the business school, Ecole Superieure de Gestion et de Commerce International (ESGCI), focusing on challenges and opportunities of corporate social responsibility, from entry level positions to leadership.
01 February, 2017 – The Stand Up Rise Up Environmental Film Series presents the documentary South Florida’s Rising Seas and discussion with guest speakers Juliet Pinto, Movie Producer, Mitchel Chester, Climate Monitor, Captain Dan Kipnis, Climate Reality Project Speaker at ECOTECH Visions. RSVP
25 January, 2017 – WCPUN is pleased to participate in co-presenting 8 weeks of cutting edge environmental documentaries to educate, motivate and inspire people to take action about global sustainability challenges. Beginning on 25 January, with a presentation of Before The Flood, WCPUN will accompany the series, organized by the Environmental Coalition of Miami & the Beaches (ECOMB) and the Earth Ethics Institute at Miami Dade College, engaging participants in questions related to the films’ topics, as part of the “Global to Local-Local to Global” initiative of WCPUN and FIU Carta. University of Miami and Media for Change Professors and Documentarians joined to film some of the interviews. More Information