Join the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison for the Tales From Planet Earth Film Series world premiere of Anthropocene: The Human Epoch.

This film will showcase the provocative and unforgettable experience of our species’ breadth and impact. Watch the award-winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky as they follow the Anthropocene Working Group, an international body of scientists who, after nearly 10 years of research, are arguing that the Holocene Epoch gave way to the Anthropocene Epoch in the mid-twentieth century, because of profound and lasting human changes to the Earth.

This FREE viewing is a part of a nationwide screening event on September 25, that coincides with the U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York City.

To view the trailer visit:

Also, please note that this film has an 87 minute run-time. Presented in collaboration with Outrider Foundation,The Bradshaw Knight Foundation, the Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE), Jay & Renee Knight, and the Wisconsin Union Directorate Society and Politics.


  • Occurred Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm



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