[ITHACA, NY] Cornell University Vegan Society and ThankTank Creative, an Ithaca-based vegan consulting, design, and marketing firm, present a limited screening of the controversial documentary “COWSPIRACY: the Sustainability Secret” on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 7:30 PM at Regal Ithaca Mall Stadium 14. Reserved seating tickets are currently available and recommended.
“COWSPIRACY: the Sustainability Secret” is a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. As eye-opening as “Blackfish” and as inspiring as “An Inconvenient Truth,” this shocking yet humorous documentary reveals the absolutely devastating environmental impact large-scale factory farming has on our planet.
“This is an important film for everyone to see,” said Eric C Lindstrom, President of ThankTank Creative. “Every few years a documentary comes along that everyone who cares about this planet needs to see, this is one of those documentaries.”
“COWSPIRACY: the Sustainability Secret” has been screening across the world since its release and this limited engagement screening at Regal Ithaca Mall Stadium 14 provides the Finger Lakes Region an opportunity to learn more about the environmental impact of large-scale factory farming around the world.
If you’re in Santa Fe, here’s your chance to get to know the awesomeness of my friend Issa Nyaphaga and his activist work. If you’re not in Santa Fe, please forward this to anyone you know who is, or otherwise help to get the word out. Thank you, peace!
Thursday, 17 @ 7PM
1600 St Michaels, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Contact: Peter Grendle
firstname.lastname@example.org / 505 473 6084
“Radio Taboo is a development and documentary film starring Issa Nyaphaga. A Santa Fe based artist, activist, political cartoonist & a global community organizer who is building a community radio station in his small village in Cameroon (West Africa). Radio Taboo will be broadcasted by the locals for the locals to address Human Rights issues and educate the rural communities on issues that are often too Taboo to talk about, and will also fight isolation.”
About the film: – www.radiotaboo.org
Sponsored by National Geographic CrossRoads
Co-produced by Issue TV & HITIP
Directed by Sophie Rousmaniere
35 mn – (English, French, Pidgin & Tikar)
Suggested donation: $10 or your hourly wage
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CUSLAR, Latin-American Studies Program and Latino Studies Program Present the Film:
Soil, Struggle and Justice:
Agroecology in the Brazilian Landless Movement
With filmmaker Andreas Hernandez
7pm, Tuesday February 25th
History of Art Gallery, Goldwin Smith Hall Basement level,
This documentary is the story of a cooperative of the Brazilian Landless Movement (MST) in the South of Brazil, which struggled for access to land and then transitioned to ecological agriculture, or agroecology. This MST cooperative is demonstrating the possibility of an alternative model of flourishing rural life, which provides thriving livelihoods for farmers, produces high quality and low cost food for the region, and rehabilitates the earth.
Andreas Hernandez is Chair of the Department of International Studies at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City.
Speciesism: The Movie takes viewers on a sometimes funny, sometimes frightening adventure across the country, to expose the biggest secrets about modern factory farms, and to ask the biggest questions about the belief that our species is more important than the rest. You’ll never look at animals the same way again. Especially humans.
See it at 7pm on Thursday in Ithaca!
From my friends at Independent Science News:
Upcoming Film Event, this Thursday:
Forks Over Knives Screening at Kaufmann Auditorium (G64 Goldwin-Smith Hall) Cornell University
In the presence of Dr. T. Colin Campbell (Jacob Gould Schurman Prof. Emeritus, Cornell)
Time: Thursday 6th February 7pm
Dr. Campbell is the author of two New York Times Bestselling books: The China Study (2005) and Whole (2013).
Forks over Knives follows the stories of Campbell’s research and Esselstyn’s patients who were diagnosed with a wide range of ailments including cancer, diabetes and heart disease who miraculously recovered simply by switching to a plant-based, whole food diet. “A film that can save your life” – Roger Ebert
This event is organised by the students of Cornell’s Food and Agriculture Critical Thinking (FACT) club and Independent Science News.
Please share this information. The movie is free and open to the public.
Here’s an event listing for an upcoming screening of Speciesism: The Movie — Thursday, February 13, 2014, 7:00pm – 9:30pm at Cinemapolis. And here’s a good review!
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Or maybe not, who knows! But this movie does seem to be very convincing to a lot of people. See if it works for you, maybe!
Community screening SATURDAY in Ithaca:
DOVE (Demonstrating Our Values Through Eating) & Club Veg Film Series
FORKS OVER KNIVES: Join the Conversation That’s Changing the Way America Eats
Saturday, April 13th, 7 – 9 PM
At the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca ANNEX Building, 208 East Buffalo Street, 2nd floor, Ithaca
FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods.
“A film that can save your life” ~ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
“I Loved it and I need all of you to see it” ~ Dr. Oz, The Dr. Oz Show
“Great movie” ~ Mark Bittman, New York Times columnist
“Convincing, radical, and politically volatile” ~ John Anderson, Variety
Who: Open to the public, childcare available
Cost: FREE (optional desserts and popcorn available for sale)
Reservations: Reservations for childcare REQUIRED by Wednesday April 10th.
Reservations for attending helpful for setup purposes. Reserve by emailing email@example.com. For more information call 272-1126 before 10 PM
Make sure to include your name, number in your party, if you want to reserve childcare (and how many children and what ages).
DOVE & Club Veg planning meeting precedes the movie starting at 5:30. If you would like to get involved with DOVE (Demonstrating Our Values through Eating) an Action Team of the Unitarian Social Justice Council OR Club Veg as a volunteer, come to a meeting for volunteers. Delicious vegan dinner available for $10/each. Reservations required if you would like to order a dinner. See reservation information above.