[act-ma] Thursday 11/21: "Dirty Energy" [bye, bye Bayou!] - Free UPandOUT film screening
pfsoto at mynas.com
Wed Nov 6 19:16:55 PST 2013
*Just in times for Xmas: a limited quantity of original DVDs will be
available for $10 ea.*
Showing ...., in Cambridge [please download & distribute flyer
This film packs a wallop! It has stunning visuals and a gripping tale of
greed and corruption. You'll see up-close and personal what mainstream
media and our government would rather you didn't.
On April 20th, 2010, the *Deepwater Horizon* oil rig exploded off the
Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven BP workers and spewing 200 million
barrels of oil into the ocean.
*DIRTY ENERGY* brings to light the personal stories of the Louisiana
fishermen and local residents directly impacted by the worst
environmental disaster in U.S. history. Filmmaker Bryan D. Hopkins gains
intimate access to the lives and homes of these people, as they struggle
to rebuild their lives and contend with emerging health crises related
to the toxic dispersants used to clean up the spill.
DIRTY ENERGY paints a poignant portrait of the human cost of the
calamity, and the systematic failure by BP and the U.S. Government to
effectively and transparently manage the environmental impact.
Three after the disaster, thousands of families who have lost their
livelihood, their health and/or family members are still waiting for
recompense while BP maneuvers to try and avoid making full compensation
"/The greatest environmental disaster with no end in sight! Eleven
workers dead. Millions of gallons of oil gushing for months (and years)
to come. Jobs vanishing. Creatures dying. A pristine environment
destroyed for generations. A mega-corporation that has lied and
continues to lie, and a government that refuses to protect the people/."
"/BP is now engaged in an aggressive legal and public-relations campaign
to limit how much it pays individuals and businesses for the losses its
reckless behavior caused./"
~Stephen Teague, June, 2013, NYT Op-Ed
"/It takes some cheek to go and use a sunflower logo when your business
is dirty oil" ~ /Ben Stewart, Greenpeace activist
/"We ought to take him offshore and dunk him 10 feet underwater and pull
him up and ask him 'What's that all over your face?/"
~Billy Nungesser, president of Plaquemines Parish, about BP CEO Tony Hayward
doors open 6:40; film starts promptly 7pm
243 Broadway, Cambridge - corner of Broadway and Windsor,
entrance on Windsor
Please join us for a stimulating night out; bring your friends!
*free film, free refreshments, & free door prizes.**
**[donations are encouraged]*
"/You can't legislate good will - that comes through education/." ~
*UPandOUT film series* - see rule19.org/videos <http://rule19.org/videos>
Why should YOU care? It's YOUR money that pays for US/Israeli wars - on
Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, Palestine, Libya. Syria, Iran, So America, etc
etc - for billionaire bailouts, for ever more ubiquitous US prisons, for
the loss of liberty and civil rights...
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