Friday, October 22, 2010

Green Screens Films

Sunday, October 24, Green Screens films at Lincoln Center will be screening several new films.

2pm: Extinction: Panel Discussion: What can be done about the sixth major extinction in our planet’s history? We are bringing together an outstanding lineup of scientists and activists to discuss this crisis. Plus a screening of Flathead Wild (Trip Jennings, USA, 2009; 23m): At the headwaters of America’s most pristine river a mining project is proposed that would destroy an irreplaceable landscape, critical habitat for both rare and endangered species. Read more

5pm: Bidder 70: In 2008, Tim DeChristopher went to a government land auction intended for oil and gas and set off a chain of events that led to one of the most significant acts of civil disobedience on behalf of conservation. Read more

7:30pm: Bag It! Try going a day without plastic. What starts as a film about plastic bags evolves into a wholesale investigation into plastic and its effect on our lives, bodies and waterways. Read more

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