Library Programs

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An Environ-mentary Film Series

7:00 p.m.   Mondays & Wednesdays     April 6th—22nd

 Monday, April 6th
Bidder 70

College student Tim DeChristopher decided to monkey-wrench G.W. Bush’s attempt to “gift” pristine Utah wilderness to mining interests via a federal auction. Bidding $1.7 million, he won 22,000 acres with no intention to drill. For this astonishing (and successful) act of civil disobedience he was sent to federal prison.     2012    73 min.

Wednesday, April 8th
Dirty Energy

Personal stories of the Louisiana fishermen and local residents directly impacted by the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history – the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion off the Gulf of Mexico.    2012    94 min.

Monday, April 13th

A global conversation from Iceland to Indonesia between actor Jeremy Irons and scientists, politicians and ordinary individuals whose health and livelihoods have been fundamentally affected by waste pollution.   2013    97 min.

Wednesday, April 15th
Unacceptable Levels

This is a documentary about chemicals in our bodies … and how they got there. Director Ed Brown delves into this issue from twelve distinct angles to provide audiences with information that they may not be aware of.    2013    76 min.

Monday, April 20th

Director Jeremy Seifert investigates how loss of seed diversity and corresponding laboratory assisted genetic alteration of food affects his young children, the health of our planet, and freedom of choice everywhere.    2013    90 min.

Wednesday, April 22nd
In Organic We Trust

When corporations went into the business and organic became a brand, the philosophy and the label grew apart. Now, individual citizens and communities are taking matters into their own hands, and change is coming from the soil up, inspiring solutions for our health and environmental problems.     2012    82 min.