Film Screening: The Devil We Know, Northeastern University, May 15

May 15, 2019, 06:00pm

Devil We Know film screeningJoin us for a screening of the documentary film The Devil We Know on Wednesday, May 15th at Northeastern University.

The Devil We Know, by award-winning documentary filmmaker chronicles one of the biggest environmental scandals of our time. The film tells the story of a group of citizens in West Virginia as they take on a powerful corporation following the discovery that it had knowingly dumped a class of toxic chemicals called PFASs into the drinking water supply.

The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion on how PFAS-contaminated drinking water is affecting communities in New England and nationwide, as well as current efforts to find solutions to reduce people’s expsoures.

Guest panelists:

  • Laurent Richter, PhD, Research Scientist at Silent Spring Institute
  • Kadineyse Paz, Environmental Health and Justice Organizer at Clean Water Action

Date: Wednesday, May 15th
Time: 6:00pm-9:30pm (program begins at 6:30)
Location: Cabral Center at the John O’Bryant African American Institute, Northeastern University, 40 Leon Street, Boston MA

In collaboration with:

Silent Spring Institute
Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute, Northeastern University
Clean Water Action
Toxics Action Center
Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition
Find the Cause
Alliance for a Health Tomorrow
Savvy Women’s Alliance