Virtual Screening of ‘Shifting Sands: on the Path to Sustainability'
The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County is hosting a virtual screening of “Shifting Sands: on the Path to Sustainability.” This free event will be streamed via Zoom, June 9 at 6:00 p.m. CST. Interested participants should email info@PorterCountyRecycling.org to receive the video link. Following the film, join Pat Wisniewski, producer and director, along with other filmmakers from ‘For Goodness Sake Productions,’ for a live question and answer session.
“Shifting Sands: on the Path to Sustainability,” is an hour long documentary that looks at the efforts taken to protect the Lake Michigan shoreline and it’s dune ecosystems among the presence of industry. This film tells the story of pristine habitats and the heavy industry that came together to spark a movement for a national park. This movement led to large changes in environmental policies and serves as a lesson on how partnerships can create a sustainable world. For more information on this film, please visit www.ShiftingSandsMovie.com.
Pat Wisniewski also produced “Everglades of the North: The Story of the Grand Kankakee Marsh,” which was nominated for a Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award in 2013. She began filmmaking with Lakeshore Public Television, assisting with compendium piece to a Ken Burn’s documentary. Pat won a Christopher Award in 2006 for her short documentary, “How One Person Can Make a Difference.”