Paradigm Shifts 2017: A Music, Opera and Film Festival Celebrating People Preserving Our Planet

June 13-17, 2017

Union Theological Seminary | James Chapel
3041 Broadway at 121st Street
New York, NY 10027
PARADIGM SHIFTS Music and Film Festival celebrates true stories of courageous people from around the world who are preserving and protecting our planet, oceans, wildlife, and sacred lands. Dedicated to bridging indigenous cultures, women’s wisdom, and the global environmental movement, the festival pairs each film with vocalists, musicians, and dancers performing a variety of music from jazz and gospel, to classical, folk, African, Haitian, Ukrainian, Native American, and new opera and chamber music.

Paradigm Shifts 2017 is presented by Encompass New Opera Theatre in partnership with the Center for Earth Ethics (Karenna Gore, Director), Union Forum (Derrick Harkins, Director), and Professor Hyun Kyung Chung at Union Theological Seminary.

Events are open to all on a pay what you can basis. Donations are welcome.

See the schedule of events here.