April 26, 2021 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Taking Care of Each Other & the Earth

In honor of Earth Day (April 22), we have chosen an exciting and controversial selection of movies and videos for our Movie Circle. We have divided our selection by interest area and encourage you to watch what resonates with you. 

Food and Health
"What the Health" (2017 1:31) free on Netflix 
A controversial film that critiques the health impact of meat, fish, eggs and dairy product consumption on ourselves and our planet.
Clean Water
 "Tapped" (2009 1:16) streaming on Amazon Prime, YouTube, iTunes, Apple TV and other streaming services
This film examines the financial and ecological impact of our bottled water industry, including the toxic byproducts of manufacturing plastic water bottles.
Our Land
"The Fight for America's Public Land" (2020 1:38) Free on Patagonia via YouTube
This Public Trust Feature film explores the threats facing our public lands from Alaska, Montana and Minnesota.

If you are short on time or want to add extra - check these out:
"Is the Environment Racist too?" (2021 6 minutes) Free on YouTube or Facebook. 
Comedian and commentator Samantha Bee discusses this very topic with humor and insight.
"What is Environmental Racism?" (2020 13 minutes) Free on YouTube. 
How systematic racism derails our efforts to save our planet and highlights behavior in the US and UK.
Please watch what you can and come prepared to participate in facilitated small group breakout sessions. Registration is limited and the registration deadline is April 24th.

Julie Appleby and Meldon Jenkins-Jones

Movie Circle Co-Conveners

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