Impact Film Forum: Climate Justice – Lessons from 'Cooked'



Manny's Sat, Sep 28, 2019 3:30 PM
Film Info
Film Type:Panel
Topic:Activism/People Power
Impact Film
Free Event


Free Event.


With filmmaker Judith Helfand, whose new documentary raises urgent questions for our Bay Area communities. The co-founder of Chicken and Egg Pictures and Working Films talks with local leaders about her exploration of the deadly Chicago heat wave and the justice issues it laid bare.


Panelists include Dr. Ashley McClure, Kaiser Permanente Oakland, a physician in raising awareness about the public health harms of climate change, and the importance of protecting our children’s health tomorrow.


Moderated by Anthony Khalil, Community Engagement Director for Literacy for Environmental Justice.


A reception follows this panel discussion at the Festival Activist Center at 518 Valencia, open to all ticket & passholders, and then see Cooked: Survivial by Zip Code at the Roxie Theater on Saturday, September 28 at 6:00pm.

Part of Impact Film Forum: a new panel series with filmmakers, environmental thought-leaders, and change-makers that deepens the environmental film conversation.


The Impact Film Forum is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

National Endowment for the Arts 

Special thanks to the Forum guest curator Leah Mahan.