French Documentary Maker Marie-Monique Robin on ‘Making Economics Eco-Friendly’ April 17

| April 15, 2015

The upcoming 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris has prompted a variety of conversations on the need to change production methods and consumption patterns.

Join the Centre Francophone at Webster University and acclaimed French documentary filmmaker Marie-Monique Robin on Friday, April 17, in an exceptional appearance in the United States as she discusses balancing economic success with a more ecologically conscious world in light of her most recent film, Sacred Growth, which will be shown at the United Nations on April 15, 2015.

The event is free and open to the public at 6 p.m. Friday, April 17, in the Library Conference Room of the Emerson Library at Webster University.

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About Robin

Marie-Monique Robin is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. She received the 1995 Albert-Londres Prize, awarded to investigative journalists in France. She is the director and producer of more than 30 documentaries and investigative reports filmed in Latin America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. Robin is the author of The World According to Monsanto: Pollution, Corruption, and the Control of Our Food Supply, Our Daily Poison: From Pesticides to Packaging, and How Chemicals Have Contaminated the Food Chain and Are Making Us Sick.

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