New Meetup: Green Screens Movie: Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives + Q&A & Reception

From: Robyn
Sent on: Wednesday, August 27, 2008 1:45 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Metro NYC Environmental Meetup!

What: Green Screens Movie: Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives + Q&A & Reception

When: September 16, 2008 6:30 PM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: Let's join the NYC Social Justice Movie & Dinner Meetup again for an outing to a "Green Screens" movie at the Walter Reade Theater in Lincoln Center.

Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives: The Environmental Footprint of War
Alice T. Day & Lincoln H. Day, USA, 2008; 60m

There will be a Q&A after the screening and a reception will follow.

*** Nota bene: Before RSVPing, please read our guidelines: About Us ***

Please be prepared to:

* Update your RSVP (day-of "Maybe"s will be considered "No"s)
* Arrive by 6:30p and look for familiar faces in the ticketholders line and otherwise

Highly recommended - tickets to Green Screens films sell out fast!
Buy your ticket in advance to save time and guarantee yourself a seat.

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About the film

From World War II to Vietnam to Afghanistan, the cost of war has been tallied in lives lost and damage done. But the hidden cost?both practical and emotional?can have equally tragic long-term effects. The production and use of weapons and their eventual disposal create a war byproduct that pollutes land, air and water for generations. Radioactive contamination, oil spills, decimated forests and crops all threaten the earth?s ecosystem. Using archival footage and eyewitness interviews while examining conflicts ranging from high-tech bombings in Iraq to low-tech confrontations in Bosnia and the Sudan, filmmakers Alice and Lincoln Day reveal the stress war puts on all of our lives.

After the screening, join filmmakers Alice Day and Lincoln Day, plus Dr. Jeanne Mager Stellman, an environmental researcher with considerable expertise in Agent Orange and other military herbicides, for a panel discussion about issues raised by the film. A reception will follow.

Learn more here:
http://environment.meetup.com/289/calendar/8632663/

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