GASLAND: Third Thursday Film Screening, July 15th

The Southside Film Institute screens films every third Thursday of the month. Tomorrow, July 15th, they are screening Gasland by filmmaker Josh Fox.

A description for Gasland:

“The largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history has swept across the United States. The Halliburton-developed drilling technology of “fracking” or hydraulic fracturing has unlocked a “Saudia Arabia of natural gas” just beneath us. But is fracking safe?

When filmmaker Josh Fox is asked to lease his land for drilling, he embarks on a cross-country odyssey uncovering a trail of secrets, lies and contamination. A recently drilled nearby Pennsylvania town reports that residents are able to light their drinking water on fire. This is just one of the many absurd and astonishing revelations of a new country called GASLAND. Part verite travelogue, part expose, part mystery, part bluegrass banjo meltdown, part showdown.”

Josh Fox will be present after the screening for a Q & A session.

THE INFO:

  • Whitaker Lab Auditorium (Lehigh U Campus)
  • 5 E. Packer Avenue,  South Side Bethlehem
  • Doors at 7:00pm, Film begins at 7:30pm
  • Event will last until approx. 10pm
  • Admission: $10 per person
  • Thursday, July 15th

This event is sponsored by both The Southside Film Institute and Clean Water Action of the Lehigh Valley.

SEE MORE ABOUT THIS EVENT ON FACEBOOK.

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