Join a free screening of Academy Award-winning Erin Brockovich, which follows the titular character (played by Julia Roberts) who helps win the largest settlement ever paid in a direct-action lawsuit. Erin Brockovich discovers a systematic cover-up of the industrial poisoning of a city’s water supply, which threatens the health of the entire community
Afterward, stick around for a Q&A with Gene Stroup, MEM ’99, regulatory support coordinator at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Exposure Research Laboratory in Research Triangle Park.
The screening will begin at 7 p.m. in the Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke 101. Doors will open at 6:30 pm. Admission is free and light snacks and refreshments are provided.
This year’s Ethics Film Series investigates the ethical and moral questions that arise when water becomes “the enemy,” the cursed necessity that is too scarce or too polluted.
Wednesday, April 19, 7 p.m.
Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke 101