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FilmFest

AREDAY Film Fest 2013

2013 AgendaExpo!2013 Featured Speakers

Thursday, August 15th
10am - 4pm
Paepcke Auditorium

1000 N. Third St., Aspen, CO 81612

Friday, August 16th
10am - 6pm
Pitkin County Library

on Mill & Main

All Films are free, open to the general public & suitable for children.

To see full schedule click here.

Environmental  Film Festival

Featured Films:

Wings of Life
Bidder 70
Dear Governor Cuomo

Environmental  Film Festival

Wings of Life

From Disneynature, the studio that brought you "Earth", "Oceans", "African Cats" and "Chimpanzee", comes "Wings of Life" – a stunning adventure full of intrigue, drama and mesmerizing beauty. Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a third of the world's food supply depends on these incredible – and increasingly threatened – creatures.

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Bidder 70

Bidder 70 centers on an extraordinary, ingenious and effective act of civil disobedience demanding government and industry accountability. In 2008, University of Utah economics student Tim DeChristopher committed an act which would redefine patriotism in our time, igniting a spirit of civil disobedience in the name of climate justice.

Follow Tim, Bidder 70, from college student to incarcerated felon. Redefine justice for yourself. Choose your side.

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Dear Governor Cuomo

On a rainy night in May of 2012 a coalition of musicians, scientists and activists gathered in Albany on the governor's front doorstep, calling for a ban on hydraulic-fracturing.

With the news that Governor Andrew Cuomo might lift the moratorium on fracking in New York any day, the event was assembled in less than a month. Two rehearsals in 24 hours and it was showtime!

The goal of the varied participants, many of whom had never met before this night, was to explain in clear terms the environmental, economic and health risks of fracking and to motivate people to rise up against the practice using a unique blend of music and message. The cord that bound them all was that they were first and foremost New Yorkers: New Yorkers Against Fracking.

The film that resulted from the night – a unique blend of "The Last Waltz" and "An Inconvenient Truth" – was written and directed by Jon Bowermaster and filmed under the direction of Academy Award winning doc-maker Alex Gibney. The stars of the night included actors Mark Ruffalo and Melissa Leo, environmental biologist Sandra Steingraber and a long list of musicians that included Natalie Merchant, Joan Osborne, Dan Zanes, the Felice Brothers, Citizen Cope, Medeski Martin & Wood and many more.

The film premiered at the Woodstock Film Festival on October 11 and has begun a statewide tour of theaters, universities, community centers and town halls.

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Highlights from 2012:

WatershedThe Burden
Watershed (Jamie Redford)
Blues Planet (Taj Mahal)
Arise (Daryl Hannah)
The Great Story (Thomas Berry)
Skiing Everest (Mike Marolt)
Creating a Climate for Change (Africa)
Wild Horses & Renegades (Various Stars)


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