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Marcellus Shale Film Series: "Triple Divide" (2013), Public Herald Studios, 90 minutes.  This documentary co-directed by Joshua Pribanic and Melissa Troutman looks at the controversial subject of fracking from multiple vantage points, with exclusive interviews from the industry, experts and citizens impacted by shale gas development.  November 2, 2014, 1-2.30 p.m.

Marcellus Shale Gallery Conversation. Finding a Way Forward: Thoughts on How to Address Marcellus Shale Development-Related Conflicts.  Lara B. Fowler, senior lecturer, Dickinson School of Law, and research fellow, Penn State Institutes of Energy and the Environment.  November 7, 2014, 12.10-1.10 p.m.

Marcellus Shale Film Series.  "Gas Rush Stories" (2013), Pittsburgh Filmmakers, 60 minutes.  This series of short documentaries produced by independent filmmaker and journalist Kirsi Jansa explores how shale gas drilling is changing the lives of individual Pennsylvanians and impacting the development of renewable energy.  November 9, 2014, 1-2 p.m.

Marcellus Shale Gallery Conversation.  The Economic and Community Impacts of Natural Gas Development.  Kathy Brasier, associate professor of rural sociology, and Timothy Kelsey, professor of agricultural economics and co-director, Penn State Center for Economic and Community Development.  November 14, 2014, 12.10-1.10 p.m.

Marcellus Shale Film Series.  "Split Estate" (2009), Red Rock Pictures, 76 minutes.  This Emmy Award-winning film directed by Debra Anderson looks at the impact that fracking for natural gas and oil is having on “split estate” property owners in Colorado who do not own the rights to extract minerals under their own land.  November 16, 2014, 1-2:30 p.m.

Lecture: Marcellus Shale Documentary Project.  Nina Berman is a documentary photographer and author, as well as an associate professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her photographs and videos have been exhibited at more than 100 international venues, including the Whitney Biennial. In this lecture, she will present work showing the impact of gas drilling on the people and landscape of Pennsylvania as part of the Marcellus Shale Documentary Project.  November 18, 2014, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Marcellus Shale Gallery Conversation.  Community, Landscape, and Gas: Energy in Pennsylvania’s Past, Present, and Future.  Brian Orland, distinguished professor of landscape architecture, and Tim Murtha, associate professor of landscape architecture.  December 5, 2014, 12:10-1:10 p.m.

Earlier Event: September 23
MSDP at the Palmer Museum of Art