Pennypack Farm's Sustainability Film Series
This film series is held annually in February, March, and April.
In 2016, we held the 7th Annual Pennypack Farm Sustainability Film Series at the Ambler Theater.
Below represents the 2016 events. Stay tuned for next year's details and films!
Each film delves into a different aspect of sustainability. Learn how your small changes can make a big difference to the world. Arrive early for a community expo, highlighting local organizations, and stay afterward for a discussion panel. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at http://www.amblertheater.org/pennypack
, or at the door.
Tuesday, February 9 -- Just Eat It
Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of their own fridge. After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, they pledge to quit grocery shopping and survive only on discarded food. What they find is truly shocking.
Tuesday, March 8 -- Surviving Progress
Humanity's ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiraling usdownwards, towards collapse? Ronald Wright, whose best‐seller, A Short History Of Progress inspired SURVIVING PROGRESS, shows how past civilizations were destroyed by "progress traps" ‐ alluring technologies and belief systems that serve immediate needs, but ransom the future.
Tuesday, April 12 -- Cowspiracy
The Sustainability Secret is a groundbreaking feature‐length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution, is responsible for more greenhouse gases than the transportation industry, and is a primary driver of rainforest destruction, species extinction, habitat loss, topsoil erosion, ocean “dead zones,” and virtually every other environmental ill. Yet it goes on, almost entirely unchallenged.
If you, or someone you know, is interested in volunteering, being a vendor or a sponsor for the Series, please contact Laura Briggs at firstname.lastname@example.org.