Free sustainability movie: What A Way To Go: Life at the End of Empire

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Free sustainability movie: What A Way To Go: Life at the End of Empire

Time: November 18, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: Room 201 Galileo Hall, St. Mary's College of California
City/Town: Moraga
Website or Map: http://vwordpress.stmarys-ca.…
Event Type: free, movie, night
Organized By: Kenneth Worthy
Latest Activity: Sep 5, 2014

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The One Planet Film Festival 2014 at St. Mary's College presents

What A Way To Go: Life at the End of Empire (2007; 123 min)

Tim Bennett, middle-class white guy, started waking up to the global environmental nightmare in the mid-1980s. But life was so busy with raising kids and pursuing the American dream that he never got around to acting on his concerns. Until now… Bennett ruthlessly identifies and calls into question the fundamental assumption that has led to our unprecedented crisis: that humans were destined to dominate the rest of the community of life with the Culture of Empire.

Powerful interviews with well-known authors including Daniel Quinn, Derrick Jensen and Richard Heinberg, and noted scientists William Schlesinger and Stuart Pimm, fill in some important pieces. Scathing and humorous use of archival footage is balanced with very human snapshot comments from family and friends.

 

Writer/Director: Timothy S. Bennett

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