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Director of Deep Green to Speak at Marylhurst University

For Release: April 06, 2011

Marylhurst University will host a film viewing and directors talk with Matt Briggs, Lake Oswego resident and director of "Deep Green," a documentary about solutions to stop global warming. Based on six years of research, "Deep Green" brings clarity to this increasingly urgent situation.

Through rare new footage, the film goes behind-the-scenes of China's green revolution with high-speed train lines under construction and subways in every city. In Sweden, filmmakers visited "the greenest city in Europe" to learn their secrets. In Germany and Spain, Briggs was given a preview of the just-approved DESERTEC project — a super-sized smart grid to supply diverse renewable energies to all of Europe and North Africa. "Deep Green's" stories from around the world are filled with startling revelations and fascinating facts.

Thursday, April 28
6:30 to 9 p.m.

Marylhurst University
Flavia Hall Salon

Free and open to the public

Amanda Baker

About Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University, a private liberal arts university 10 miles south of Portland, Ore. on Highway 43, is regionally accredited and nationally recognized for innovation and academic excellence in serving adult learners. More than 1,900 students earn degrees on campus and online. Marylhurst offers 20 undergraduate degrees, 9 graduate degrees and 13 professional certificates, all of which integrate the liberal arts with professional studies to prepare students as interdisciplinary thinkers and ethical leaders.


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