2nd Annual Unitarian and Circular Congregational Green Film Series
At the Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun Street
Doors open at 2:00 pm; films start at 2:30 pm
Free and open to the public!
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 2:30 pm – “Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? ” This profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis takes us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive. An engaging and ultimately uplifting film. (2011, 82 min.) www.queenofthesun.com
Sunday, March 3 at 2:30 pm – “Gasland” A natural gas drilling boom has swept the country. The new technology is called hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." But is it safe? This film combines verité travelogue, exposé, mystery, and bluegrass banjo. (2010, 107 min.) www.gaslandthemovie.com
Sunday, March 10 at 2:30 pm – “Carbon Nation” An optimistic, solutions-based, non-preachy, non-partisan, big tent film that shows that tackling climate change boosts the economy, increases national and energy security and promotes health & a clean environment. (2010, 86 min.) www.carbonnationmovie.com
Sunday, March 24 at 2:30 pm – “Addicted to Plastic” From styrofoam cups to artificial organs, plastics are perhaps the most ubiquitous and versatile material ever invented. No invention in the past 100 years has had more influence and presence than synthetics. But such progress has had a cost. (2008, 85 min.) www.bullfrogfilms.com
Q & A with local experts will follow each screening.
This is the second annual green film series co-sponsored by the Green Sanctuary and Sustainability committees from
the Unitarian Church and Circular Congregational
With additional support from the Robert Lunz Group
of the Sierra Club through their Educational Outreach program.
The UU Green Sanctuary Committee is a subcommittee of Social Justice.
A Green Sanctuary is a Congregation that...
~ Has received official recognition for completing the Green Sanctuary Program.
~ Lives out its commitment to the Earth by creating sustainable lifestyles for its members as individuals and as a faith community.
~ Is committed towards creating a religious community that has a fundamental, bottom-line commitment to living in harmony with the Earth.
Committee Meetings: 1st Monday of the month, 7-9 p.m. at members’ homes, and quarterly Social Justice meetings at Gage Hall. A monthly commitment of approximately 4 hours is required.
Activities: Completed projects include insulation, solar digester, recycling rollcarts, bike racks, and fair trade coffee, all for Gage Hall; Earth Day services & green forums, Beach Sweeps, development of UCC green policies, and an environmental film series.
To see which films we showed at the March 2012 Green Film Series -- Click Here