Esther Figueroa | public lecture

On October 16th, A new Earth conversation and Extractives@Clark welcomed Esther Figueroa for a special guest lecture. Reflecting on her film Fly Me to the Moon, she spotlights the way that extraction in Jamaica is central to the production of wealth and power in the developed world.

Watch the full talk here:

Esther Figueroa PhD is a Jamaican independent film maker, writer, educator and linguist. Her activist film making gives voice to those outside of mainstream media and focuses on the perpetuation of local and indigenous knowledge, environment, social injustice, and community empowerment.