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Booking Code: 007

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Lisa Godley 

Emmy Award Winning Journalist 

Travels From: Norfolk, VA

Speaking Fee: Please contact for more information (615) 681-6588

Categories: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, Strategic Communication, Affordable Housing, Race, Global Warming 

Lisa Godley | Against the Current: Life on the Eastern Shore | Beyond the Lens

Lisa Godley | Against the Current: Life on the Eastern Shore | Beyond the Lens

Lisa Godley, the executive producer and director of AGAINST THE CURRENT: LIFE ON THE EASTERN SHORE, talks about the film and Virginia's Eastern Shore - the people, the rising seas and the impact on this island community. The filmmaker also shares her insights into what she captured over the two-year journey. AGAINST THE CURRENT: LIFE ON THE EASTERN SHORE: A powerful look at how residents of Virginia’s Eastern Shore are subject to rising sea waters and the challenges it has on their lives and livelihood. How can this community shed light on conversations happening around these issues of climate change? A co-production of WHRO Public Media and WORLD. Watch AGAINST THE CURRENT on YouTube: For more: Watch a collection of Earth Month and Climate Change films: #LocalUSA #MyHomeIsHerePBS #climatechange #environment #water #community #farming #science #virginia #documentary #film #trailer @WHROTV SUBSCRIBE YouTube: Newsletter: FOLLOW WORLD and Local, USA: Website: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: TikTok: WORLD shares the best of public media in news, documentaries and programming. WORLD’s original series examine the issues and amplify the voices of those often ignored by mainstream media. The multicast 24/7 channel helps audiences understand conflicts, movements and cultures from around the globe. Its original work has won a Peabody Award, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, an International Documentary Association Award, a National News and Documentary Emmy Award, two Webby Awards and many others honoring diversity of content and makers. WORLD is carried by 194 member stations in markets representing 77% of US TV households. Funding for WORLD Channel is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Wyncote Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts and Artworks. WORLD is produced by GBH in partnership with WNET and is distributed by American Public Television (APT).
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