Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Free Film Screenings in Park Slope

The Park Slope UMC Social Action Committee invites you to a series of free film screenings & discussions on environmental issues.

Friday evenings at 8PM.
Pot Luck dinner at 7PM

Location: Park Slope United Methodist Church
6th Ave. and 8th St., Brooklyn, NY

Friday, Feb. 5Split Estate – Split Estate documents the devastating effect that oil and gas drilling is having on the health of families and the environment in the Rocky Mountain West. As gas companies prepare to drill for gas in New York State, now is the time to see this film and learn what you can do to protect New York’s drinking water. (76 min.)

A post screening discussion will be led by Joe Levine, co-founder of NYH2O and Damascus Citizens for Sustainability.

Friday, March 5The Greening of Southie - Building Boston's first LEED Gold-certified building turns out to be harder than anyone thought. Yet among the I-beams and brickwork emerges a small cadre of unlikely environmentalists who come to connect their work with the future of their children. (72 min)

Friday, April 9 - Coal Country –Coal Country reveals the truth about modern coal mining. The story is told by the people directly involved, both working miners and activists who are battling the coal companies in Appalachia. Tensions are high. It’s a “new civil war,” as families and communities are deeply split over mountaintop removal mining (MTR). (86 min)

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