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Rising Waters: Film Screening & Discussion with Andrea Torrice

Image Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at 7:00 PM (Reception at 6:30 PM)
Alexander Library, 4th Floor Lecture Hall, CAC

Andrea Torrice is an award-winning documentary and public television producer/director whose work spans a range of contemporary and international issues.

Some of her award-winning documentaries include: Forsaken Cries: the Story of Rwanda, which examines the historical factors contributing to the 1994 genocide; Large Dams, False Promises, which examines the impacts large dam projects in Brazil, India and China, and Bad Chemistry, which exposed the hazards of low-level chemical exposures on human health. Her documentary, Rising Waters, explores the global warming debate through the personal stories of Pacific Islanders, was featured at the 2004 United Nation’s Earth Summit, as well as broadcast in 110 countries around the world. She was a segment producer for POV”S Election Day which examined voting irregularities in Ohio in the 2004 election. Her programs have won many festival awards and a CPB gold award. 

Her upcoming public television documentary series, The New Metropolis, examines the infrastructure crisis and race relations in America’s older suburbs and is currently in release.

Her career started almost 20 years ago at San Francisco’s PBS station KQED TV. She has also produced programs for One World TV, Link TV, World Television News and Media Natura.

Event sponsored by Global Initiatives - http://ecologies.rutgers.edu

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