Monthly Archives: October 2009

Upcoming Transition Albany Events

Join us for these great upcoming events.
October 25: The End of Suburbia (Film + Discussion)
November 8: A Crude Awakening (Film + Discussion)
November 15: Growing More Food in Albany, a Community Forum
November 29: Microcosmos (Film + Discussion)
December 13: The Age of Stupid (Film + Discussion)

Details:
SPECIAL EVENT!
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1:15 – 4:45 pm
Edith Stone Room, Albany Library
1247 Marin Avenue, Albany

GROWING MORE FOOD IN ALBANY: WHERE & HOW ~
Inviting the Imagination and the Ingenuity of the Community
This community forum will use open space technology to give everyone a voice and generate good ideas and follow up actions.
$10 contributions welcomed.
Please arrive promptly at 1:15 pm to get the most out of this event.

FILMS & FELLOWSHIP
for a future we can live with …
Edith Stone Room, Albany Library, 1247 Marin Avenue, Albany
Sunday afternoons from 1.30 to 4.30 pm. Free.

The screening of each film will be sandwiched by opportunities to meet people
and talk together about our reactions to the film and to the challenges we are facing.

Sunday, October 25
THE END OF SUBURBIA, 2004, Canada
“I have often seen how screenings of End of Suburbia … act, in hindsight, as a catalyst for all sorts of things that follow.” Rob Hopkins, Founder, Transition Movement

Sunday, November 8
A CRUDE AWAKENING, 2007, Switzerland
Clearly presents the argument that we are at or near the peak [of oil production], using fascinating archival footage of America’s love affair with petroleum from the early days of the industry.

Sunday, November 29 (Thanksgiving Weekend)
MICROCOSMOS, 1996, France
The delightful and wordless film of bugs up close and personal in their own environment. Family entertainment at its best.

Sunday December 13
THE AGE OF STUPID, 2009, UK (if we can get it) or 11th HOUR with Leonardo di Caprio
Right in the middle of the make-or-break United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, this most powerful film about the dangers of not doing enough.
Please keep in touch.

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