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      SPILL by Leigh Fondakowski in Ithaca

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      April 26, 2019

      Friday   7:30 PM (weekly on Fridays and Saturdays for 4 times)

      430 College Avenue
      Ithaca, New York 14850

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      SPILL by Leigh Fondakowski

      April 26 & 27 at 7:30 p.m.
      May 3 at 7:30 p.m.
      May 4 at 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
      Flex Theatre, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts

      Directed by Caitlin Kane

      On April 20, 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon set off the largest marine oil spill in history. In the months that followed, industry professionals scrambled to stop the spill while lawyers worked to uncover the causes of this disaster. In spite of extensive media coverage, many of the spill’s lasting human and environmental costs went unreported.

      Crafted from interviews with those most intimately affected, Leigh Fondakowski’s SPILL paints a striking portrait of communities indelibly altered by this disaster. Returning to this story nearly a decade after it began allows us to
      examine the powerful forces that not only caused the spill, but that also continue to shape how stories about environmental disasters and climate change are told.

      Co-sponsored by the Cornell Council for the Arts; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Studies; Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Women's Resource Center; Society for the Humanities; Department of English; Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering; and Engaged Cornell.

      Categories: University & Alumni | Performing Arts

      This event repeats weekly on Fridays and Saturdays for 4 times:

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.