TWO FREE SCREENINGS GASLAND 2
Thursday, November 7, 7:00pm & 9:00pm
The Athena Cinema Uptown on Court Street
A free public screening of Gasland 2 will be shown at the Athena Theater on Court Street in Athens, on THURSDAY, Nov 7 at 7 pm, AND 9 pm too!
"In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar®-nominated film GASLAND, filmmaker Josh Fox explores a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global level (in 32 countries worldwide).
"GASLAND PART II, which premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, shows how the stakes have been raised on all sides in one of the most important environmental issues facing our nation today. The film argues that the gas industry's portrayal of natural gas as a clean and safe alternative to oil is a myth and that fracked wells inevitably leak over time, contaminating water and air, hurting families, and endangering the earth's climate with the potent greenhouse gas, methane. In addition the film looks at how the powerful oil and gas industries are in Fox's words "contaminating our democracy".
Cosponsors: Appalachian Ohio Sierra Club, Interfaith Impact, Athens County Fracking Action Network, Athens Bill of Rights Committee, Better Together at Ohio University, Thursday Supper, The Chapel Apartments, Purely American Foods, Athens Hills Community Supported Agriculture, Laurel Valley Creamery, Snowville Creamery, Sassafras Farm, Green Edge Gardens, Rich Gardens, Mushrooom Harvest Produce Supply, Herbal Sage, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens, Fluff Bakery, Ridge Runner Coffee, Village Bakery, Catalyst Cafe, and Della Zona Pizzeria, United Campus Ministry
Published: Nov 4, 2013