University to Host Blackfish and Plastic Paradise Film Screenings on April 22

(April 8, 2015) — Armstrong State University's Makin' Maroon Green will host a special film screening of the acclaimed documentary Blackfish, in honor of Earth Day 2015 on Wednesday, April 22 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union's Ogeechee Theatre.

The film, which premiered in the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, features Tilikum, an orca at SeaWorld, and focuses on the controversy surrounding the captivity of killer whales. The Armstrong student group Go Green Armstrong will also screen Plastic Paradise afterwards as a double feature. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.