China Institute

Plastic China

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 11:00am

AS Sustainability Center 104
Plastic China


Screening of the award-winning documentary & panel discussion

Dr. Sheldon Lu (UC Davis, Comparative Literature)
Dr. Frances Gateward (CSUN, Cinema and Television Arts)
Dr. Meiqin Wang (CSUN, Art)
Dr. Erica L. Wohldmann (CSUN, Psychology)

Moderated by

Dr. Weimin Sun (CSUN, Philosophy)

Director Jiu-liang Wang’s second acclaimed documentary, Plastic China looks into the underbelly of how imported plastics are recycled in China and captures the human casualties and environmental costs of the relentless global consumerism through his sympathetic camera lens and his quiet observation of the life of one little girl.

Sheldon Lu is funded in part by the Distinguished Visiting Speakers Program and the Mike Curb College of California State University, Northridge. This event is sponsored by CSUN China Institute and Institute for Sustainability. It is free and open to the public.