People like you who are interested in strengthening the resilience of our region
Time: September 20, 2012 from 4pm to 7pm
Location: Images Cinema
Street: Spring Street
Website or Map: http://northernberkshiretrans…
Event Type: film/event
Organized By: New Economics Institute, Experential Education at Williams, Northern Berkshire Transition, COOL Williamstown and others
Latest Activity: Sep 18, 2012
Fixing the Future is an important documentary that will spark ideas & dialogue for your community.
Location: Images Cinema, Spring St. Williamstown
Date/Time: Thursday September 20th, 4:00pm
Cost: Free (see event sponsors below)
Followed by a Panel/Audience Discussion
Followed by a Social Gathering/Continued Discussions with light snacks next door at the Red Herring Restaurant (Information tabling by several organizations)
Jonathan Secor, MCLA's Berkshire Cultural Resource Center, DownStreet Art
David Mangun, former pastor 1st United Methodist Church, and a driving force behing thefounding of Ecu-Health Care in North Adams.
In Fixing the Future, host David Brancaccio (of public radio’s Marketplace and NOW on PBS) visits locations across America that are using sustainable and innovative approaches to create jobs and build prosperity, inspiring hope and renewal amidst economic collapse.
The film highlights effective, local practices such as: local business alliances, community banking, time banking/hour exchange, worker cooperatives and local currencies.
Following the film there will be a panel/audience discussion.
To help with the planning of this film showing, contact:
Jay Walsh firstname.lastname@example.org
Wendy Penner email@example.com
For more information about the film visit: http://fixingthefuture.org/.