Adrian Cowell, the eminent filmmaker who catapulted the environmental movement to save the Amazonian rain forests through the television series The Decade of Destruction and Banking on Disaster is the Center's Visiting Filmmaker this semester. Cowell will guest lecture in SOC production classes during the week of March 20. His films will be shown throughout the city during the Environmental Film Festival. He also will hold two public events on campus as part of the DC-wide Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital.
Ronit Avni is the Director of the Just Vision project, an initiative that brings the stories of courageous Israeli and Palestinian grassroots efforts for peace to American audiences through video, educational curricula and the Internet.