One World Adventure Company is very excited to announce the opportunity to view a showing of the Southern Environmental Law Center’s Southern Exposure Film Series. The film project is a fellowship program created to raise awareness about Alabama’s rich natural resources — and timely information about the most important environmental issues facing them today.
When: Thursday February 27, 2014
Where: The DeKalb Theater; Fort Payne, Alabama
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm CST
Admission: Members: $5 admissions with children free.
Non Members: Adults $10 Children $5 (12-16) Children under 12: Free
This year’s showings of Wild & Scenic will feature the premier of a selection of Alabama-specific films created by film fellows from the project.
We will also be making an announcement about an exciting project that will be happening in downtown Fort Payne!
Here is a list of the short films we will be showing.
Southern Exposure 2013: Overview: This film introduces the film series and asks Alabamians from all walks of life the question, what environmental issue are you most concerned about and why?
Dammed: The Story of Alabama’s Rivers: Damming the Coosa River resulted in one of the largest extinction events in U.S. history, with 40 species lost forever. What have we learned? By Katherine Gorringe
Forever Wild: The inspiring story of Alabama’s Forever Wild Land Trust, which has been renewed for another 20 years thanks to overwhelming public support. By Sebastian Rogers
State of Power: Why is Alabama dependent on traditional energy sources when there are cleaner, more cost-effective alternatives? By Luke Buckley
For the Fish: Alabama’s waterways–and the people and wildlife who depend on them–are facing an unprecedented array of threats, from the BP oil spill to coal ash pollution to contaminated runoff from construction sites.
Between the Fracks: Director Mike Agnew interviews Alabama residents, sportsmen, conservationists, and others who are concerned about the potential impacts of fracking in the Talladega National Forest.
Bring your family for this informative event! There will be light refreshments served.