Shifting Sands poster

The poster for the documentary "Shifting Sands on the Path to Sustainability" is shown.


The documentary, "Shifting Sands: On the Path to Sustainability," will be screened twice this week for those interested in learning about the efforts to save the Indiana Dunes.

The film will be screened at Calumet College of St. Joseph, 2400 New York Ave., Whiting, on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. It also will be screened from 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, at the University of Chicago's Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St., Chicago. Both screenings are free, with a $7 suggested donation.

Following the screening at Calumet College, there will be a question-and-answer period. For more information, visit ShfitingSandsFeb15 

At the University of Chicago screening there will be a discussion of environmental ethics with Barbara Wilson, director of Collaboration and Community Partnerships, Presbytery of Chicago; Sarah Fredericks, assistant professor of environmental ethics, University of Chicago Divinity School; the Rev. Brian Sauder, executive director, Faith in Place; Barbara Rossing, Lutheran School of Theology; and Dr. Ken Schoon, author of Shifting Sands. Visit for more information.

Seating is limited. Seating can be reserved at the above links.

These events are pre-festival screenings of the One Earth Film Festival, which runs March 2-11. Visit for more information. 

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Porter County reporter

Joyce has been a staff writer for The Times for more than 20 years. She is the municipal and education reporter for Porter County. She is an amateur genealogist and writes a blog, Remember your Roots, appearing online each Thursday.