Former investigative journalist and TV anchor Chai Jing (柴静) quit her job in 2014 after her baby daughter was born with a lung tumor. Believing her daughter’s tumor was caused by air pollution, Chai embarked on a rigorous investigation into China’s smog: what is it? Where does it come from? What can we do about it? The result of that investigation is Under the Dome, a 104-minute documentary produced and financed by Chai. The film combines footage of a lecture with interviews and factory visits, openly criticizing state-owned energy companies, steel producers, and coal factories. The film also shows the inability of Environmental Ministers to act against the big polluters, or the large state-owned enterprises.
Chinese w/English subtitles
As part of our month-long Earth Day celebration, March for Science-Taiwan will screen this movie, following a brief introduction. Come along to watch and discuss this film. Free popcorn will be provided. Special thanks to our organizers - Indivisible (Taiwan), seed 台灣永續能源環境專業協會, 樹黨, and Pic Collage 拼貼趣 - for making this event possible and free of charge.
Join us this April as we celebrate Earth Day all month long with the ‘March for Science-Taiwan’ Earth Day campaign.
Our program includes:
- Weekly environmental documentary showings each Friday (Bilingual - Chinese films w/English subtitles, English films w/Chinese subtitles)
- Online sharing from local individuals and business owners about how they are incorporating sustainability in Taiwan
- Template letters to help you reach out to your representatives about key environmental issues for positive change
Please watch March for Science-Taiwan’s Facebook page for updates.
We’re excited to bring together Indivisible Taiwan, seedTaiwan, the Trees Party, and PicCollage to sponsor these events and hope to increase education and awareness as we approach Earth Day, April 22nd, 2017!
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