We also will be discussion our upcoming film series which we are calling The Rachel Carson Film Festival to honor the fiftieth anniversary of the September 1962 release of Silent Spring one of the most influential environmental books ever written.
Our first film will be In Transition 2.0- at Mark Skinner Library, Wednesday, Sept 19 at 7:00 p.m. This film is about communities responding to these uncertain times by coming up with local solutions to global issues; localizing their economies, printing their own money and developing community power stations, to name a few. This hour long film will be followed by discussion. All are welcome free of charge. Donations will be welcome!
Our second film, also at Mark Skinner Library will be Gasland on Wednesday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m.. If you are wondering about "Hydrofracking" you will want to see this. When Josh Fox is asked to lease his land for gas drilling he begins a cross-country odyssey, uncovering a trail of secrets, lies and contamination.
The November film will be the New England premiere of Bidder 70, a new award winning documentary. It is the true story of what happens when one man, Tim DeChristopher, through his conscience, love of nature and moral courage, confronts the power of government and corporations. We hope to bring the filmmakers and other speakers to this unique screening. Details to follow. Anyone who wants to help with this event should let us know.