2018 Green Lens Environmental and Social Justice Film Series
All films at the Egyptian Theater, 7:00 p.m. Free of charge. Guest speakers/discussants will be available after showings.
Sept. 13 “A Plastic Ocean” (2016, dir. Craig Leeson, 102 min.) An international team of adventurers, researchers and Ocean ambassadors go on a mission around the globe to uncover the shocking truth about what is truly lurking beneath the surface of our seemingly pristine ocean.
Sept. 20 “From the Ashes” (2017, dir. Michael Bonfiglio, 90 min.) An exploration of the communities on the front line of “the war on coal” from Appalachia to the Powder River Basin. What is at stake for our economy, health and climate?
Sept. 27 “Company Town” (2017, dir. Natalie Kottke and Erica Sardaria, 90 min.) One man, David Bouie, heroically attempts to find out what is poisoning his small Arkansas town. He runs up against Koch industries.
Oct. 4 “Chasing Coral” (2017, dir. Jeff Orlowski, 93 min.) A team of oceanographers and filmmakers sets out to capture what is happening to the Great Barrier Reef. The destruction of these formerly pristine coral reefs is devastating.
Oct 11 “RBG” (2018, dir. Julie Cohen, Betsy West, 93 min.) A look at the life and work of the extraordinary 84-year old Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Her work on the Supreme Court is related by the people who know her best.