"Lives Among Waters" Film Screening

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 03:00pm
Room F101, Visual Arts Building, Colorado State University

Join the School of Global Environmental Sustainability and film director Oana Ivan for a screening on "Lives Among Waters". 

Residents of Sfantu Gheorghe, a fishing village in the Danube Delta, live through a number of socio-economic changes, especially after 1991 when UNESCO established the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve. Based on director’s doctoral thesis in Anthropology – thesis that examines the effects of environmental policies and tourism on local culture - the film seeks to discover the daily life of fishermen and their families. Viewed from the personal perspective of the director, it attempts to deconstruct stereotypes of the place (natural paradise, pelicans, water lilies and “lipoveni” - the main ethnic group of the region) and to see, understand and accept the fishing culture of those who fight for survival in the Danube Delta.

Fore more information, please visit SoGES's website: http://sustainability.colostate.edu/events/lives-among-waters-film-screening-director-oana-ivan