VCU Commons Theater Screening
Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world. Set to a rich orchestral score from legendary composer Philip Glass, the film offers an unprecedented, intimate portrait of Jane Goodall — a trailblazer who defied the odds to become one of the world’s most admired conservationists.
Ron Lopez, VCU CES Masters alumnus and faculty member of Life Sciences, will be speaking before the film. Ron is the first place winner of the 2018 Virginia Environmental Film Award for his film "An Oyster's-Eye View of the VA Oyster Shell Recycling Program"