Independent Film Screening: Bidder 70

Current Harvard Divinity School student Tim DeChristopher committed an act that would ignite a spirit of civil disobedience in the name of climate justice.

Bidder 70 centers on an extraordinary, ingenious and effective demand for government and industry accountability. On Sunday, July 13, join us for a free screening followed by a discussion.

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On December 19, 2008 Tim DeChristopher disrupted a highly disputed Utah BLM Oil and Gas lease auction, effectively safeguarding thousands of acres of pristine Utah land that were slated for oil and gas leases. Not content to merely protest outside, Tim entered the auction hall and registered as bidder #70. He outbid industry giants on land parcels (which, starting at $2 an acre, were adjacent to national treasures like Canyonlands National Park), winning 22,000 acres of land worth $1.7 million before the auction was halted.”

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