Date(s) - 2013/04/22 - 2013/04/25
11:50 am - 1:30 pm
FARMS IN THE CITY ?
Please join us in celebrating Earth Week with our guest, Novell Carpenter, Urban Farmer, Guerrilla Gardener, Author & Journalist. Monday, April 22, Laney College Forum 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm.
Environmental Film Festival
April 22 – 25, 2013
Permaculture: The Growing Edge
An antidote to environmental despair. View inspiring projects and success stories of regenerative design. Narrated by Starhawk and featuring David Holmgren, Penny Livingston-Stark, Paul Stamets, Jon Young, Elaine Ingham, and more.
Monday Apr. 22, 1:30 – 2:15 PM in F170C
Forks Over Knives
FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the so-called “diseases of affluence” that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.
Monday Apr. 22, 2:15 – 4:00 PM in F170C
Consumption and Pollution (short videos and discussion)
Excellent, hand-picked short videos and discussion on consumption, water, and plastic. This will be a quick and easy way to learn about these issues.
Tuesday Apr. 23, 1:00 – 2:00 PM in F170C
Climate Change, Fossil Fuels, and Solutions (short videos)
Excellent, hand-picked short videos and discussion on greenwashing, climate change, Keystone XL, tar sands, etc. A quick and easy way to learn about these issues. This session will also include some inspiring videos highlighting solutions and success stories.
Tuesday Apr. 23, 2:00 – 3:00 PM in F170C
Intro to Fracking and Gasland
Winner of the special Jury Prize at Sundance, GASLAND is the controversial, acclaimed exposé of “fracking”, the technology used in the largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history, and the trail of secrets, lies, and contamination in its wake.
Wednesday Apr. 24, 2:30 – 4:30 PM in A239
The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil
When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba’s economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half and food imports cut by 80 percent, people were desperate. This fascinating and empowering film shows how communities pulled together, created solutions, and ultimately thrived in spite of their decreased dependence on imported energy. In the context of global Peak Oil worries, Cuba is an inspiring vision of hope.
Wednesday Apr. 24, 1:00 – 2:15 PM in E254
Wednesday Apr. 24, 2:30 – 3:45 PM in E254
Wednesday Apr. 24, 7:00 – 8:30 PM in the Forum
Food, Inc. lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing how our nation’s food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. Food, Inc. reveals surprising – and often shocking truths – about what we eat, how it’s produced and who we have become as a nation. You’ll never look at dinner the same way again.
Part 1 of Food, Inc. will be shown:
Monday Apr. 22, 9:00 – 10:15 AM in A266
Monday Apr. 22, 10:30 – 11:45 AM in A266
Tuesday Apr. 23, 9:00 – 10:15 AM in A266
Tuesday Apr. 23, 1:00 – 2:15 PM in A266
Part 2 of Food, Inc. will be shown:
Wednesday Apr. 24, 9:00 – 10:15 AM in A266
Wednesday Apr. 24, 10:30 – 11:45 AM in A266
Thursday Apr. 25, 9:00 – 10:15 AM in A266