Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Environmental Sustainability

Flint Panel

A Screening of the Documentary "Here's to Flint" & Interview with the filmmaker

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m."Here's to Flint" Film Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker
Moderator: Dr. Amy Krings, School of Social Work, Loyola University Chicago
Location: Damen MPR North
The documentary “Here’s To Flint” 

The documentary "Here's to Flint" is a searing examination of the origins of the Flint water crisis and the determined efforts of Flint residents, activists, and researchers to learn the truth about the city's lead-contaminated drinking water.  The film underscores how vital it is that citizens organize to hold their leaders accountable. Following the screening, the audience will hear from the filmmaker, a local activist, ‚Äčand the investigative reporter who exposed the crisis.  After the film, our panelists answered audience questions about their struggles to expose the truth surrounding  the contaminated water, despite government denials, and provided updates about the the ongoing crisis in Flint.

Curt Guyette, ACLU Michigan and Investigative Reporter
Kate Levy, Documentary Filmmaker
Nayyirah Shariff, Flint Resident