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"A Thirsty World": Documentary Screening and Conversation

Date:October 11, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm EDT
Location:Columbia University, Morningside Campus, Maison Franšaise, Buell Hall
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact Lindsey Long by sending email to or by calling 212-854-4482.

The Earth Institute and Maison Franšaise present a documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, directed by Thierry Piantanida and Baptiste Rouget-Luchaire, with an introduction by Pierre Gentine, Assistant Professor, Earth and Environmental Engineering and Research Scientist, Columbia Water Center, The Earth Institute, Columbia University.

In this film, famed French photographer and environmentalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand looks at one of the major challenges to human survival: water. Filmed in some 20 countries, the film reveals the mysterious and fascinating world of fresh water through spectacular aerial images shot in regions difficult to reach and rarely filmed.

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For more information about "A Thirsty World" please visit Thirsty

For more information about the Columbia Water Center please visit Water

For more information about Maison Franšaise please visit Maison

For more information about The Earth Institute please visit Earth

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