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February 2014

Film & Speaker Series: Watershed

February 28, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park rd.
Fairfax, CA United States
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Watershed

When: Friday, February 28 Doors: 7:00 Film: 7:30 Executive Produced and Narrated by Robert Redford and Directed by award-winning filmmaker, Mark Decena, WATERSHED tells the story of the threats to the once-mighty Colorado River and offers solutions for the future of the American West. “The watershed issue is something that’s happening all over the world, where the need for water is greater than the amount of water to provide for it,” Robert Redford told Reuters.”I think we’re picking the Colorado…

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January 2014

Film & Speaker Series: PLAY AGAIN

January 31, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park rd.
Fairfax, CA United States
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Play Again

SPEAKER:  Mia Andler – Nature Educator This moving and humorous award winning documentary follows six teenagers who, like the “average American child,” spend five to fifteen hours a day behind screens. PLAY AGAIN unplugs these teens and takes them on their first wilderness adventure – no electricity, no cell phone coverage, no virtual reality. Through the voices of children and leading experts including journalist Richard Louv, sociologist Juliet Schor, environmental writer Bill McKibben, educators Diane Levin and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, neuroscientist Gary…

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Film & Speaker Series: GASLAND

January 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park rd.
Fairfax, CA United States
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Communities in California are now fighting chemical hydraulic fracking, a destructive natural gas drilling process which causes earthquakes and contaminates our water. Gasland is an award winning documentary film chronicling how communities across the US are negatively impacted by fracking operations, Join Sustainable Fairfax for this entertaining and engrossing film and learn what you can do to fight back!The film is sponsored by ‘Fairfax Tomorrow’ and the Fairfax Town Council.  Sustainable Fairfax is cosponsoring the event along with Pesticide Free Zone, The…

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October 2013

Film & Speaker Series: GREEN FIRE – Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time

October 25, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park rd.
Fairfax, CA United States
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Green Fire

The Emmy Award winning film,Green Fire, the first full-length documentary film ever made about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold.  Green Fire highlights Leopold’s extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement.  Leopold remains relevant today, inspiring projects all over the country that connect people and land. Watch Trailer Here

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September 2013

Film & Speaker Series: FOOD, INC.

September 20, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park rd.
Fairfax, CA United States
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Food, Inc. is a 2008 American documentary film directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Robert Kenner. The film examines corporate farming in the United States, concluding that agribusiness produces food that is unhealthy, in a way that is environmentally harmful and abusive of both animals and employees.  The film is narrated by Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser.

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GASLAND II

September 13, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park rd.
Fairfax, CA United States
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In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar®-nominated film GASLAND, filmmaker Josh Fox uses his trademark dark humor to take a deeper, broader look at the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, the controversial method of extracting natural gas and oil, now occurring on a global level (in 32 countries worldwide). Sponsored by Fairfax Tomorrow, The Town of Fairfax, Food & Water Watch, Sierra Club Marin Group, 350Marin, 10th AD Democratic Club, and North Coast Rivers Alliance. Wheelchair accessible

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August 2013

ELEMENTAL

August 16, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park rd.
Fairfax, CA United States
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Co-Director Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee will appear in person and answer questions after the film.With a fresh approach Elemental tells the story of three individuals united by their deep connection with nature and driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time. Separated by continents yet sharing an unwavering commitment to protecting nature, the characters in this story are complex, flawed, postmodern heroes for whom stemming the tide of environmental destruction fades in and out of view –…

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July 2013

QUEEN OF THE SUN

July 19, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park rd.
Fairfax, CA United States
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Speaker: Sara Knight- Pesticide Action Network QUEEN OF THE SUN is a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis. Taking us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive, this alarming and ultimately uplifting film weaves together a dramatic story of the heart-felt struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers around the world.Watch trailer here.This spellbinding film explores the long-term causes that have led to one of our most urgent global food crises,…

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June 2013

MISS REPRESENTATION

June 28, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park rd.
Fairfax, CA United States
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Speaker: Marilyn DeLaure from USF Click here to view the trailer Sustainable Fairfax and Fairfax Moms are pleased to provide a screening of MISS REPRESENTATION, a Sundance Film Festival winner, written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. The film exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. This trend can prevent women from reaching their full potential, thereby presenting a roadblock to attaining a thriving and sustainable community and culture.

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May 2013

CHASING ICE

May 17, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fairfax Women’s Club, 46 Park rd.
Fairfax, CA United States
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Chasing Ice

Post Film Comments: Dr. Peter Joseph, Climate Reality Project CHASING ICE, winner of best cinematography at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet,See Preview Here!With a band of young adventurers in tow, National Geographic photographer James Balog deployed revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into…

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