Sustainable Santa Fe Presents “Terra Blight,” Nov. 8

Sustainable Santa Fe Presents “Terra Blight,” Nov. 8

On Thursday, Nov. 8, Sustainable Santa Fe will present two screenings of Terra Blight.

Terra Blight is a 55-minute documentary exploring America’s consumption of computers and the hazardous waste we create in pursuit of the latest technology.

Screenings times are:
11:00 a.m. in WA-108
7:30 p.m. in E-Auditorium

Both screenings will be followed by a Q&A session with the filmmakers.

Terra Blight traces the life cycle of computers from creation to disposal and juxtaposes the disparate worlds that have computers as their center. From a 13-year-old Ghanaian who smashes obsolete monitors to salvage copper to a 3,000-person video game party in Texas, Terra Blight examines the unseen realities of one of the most ubiquitous toxic wastes on our planet.

By the film’s end, the audience will never look at their computer the same way again.

Please contact Barbara Little-Harsh for more information.