ACME Screening Room Celebrates Earth Day
Earth Day comes to life on the banks of the Delaware River with “Upstream/Downstream,” an evening of art, film and talk presented by the ACME Screening Room on Saturday, April 22nd 2017.
A reception kicks off the event at 5:45 PM with artist, local resident and Penneast Pipeline Committee member Lauren Rosenthal McManus, and a display of her paper cut-outs of the Delaware River Basin.
6:15pm: a showing of “A Watershed Moment: The Delaware River Basin” about the environmental challenges close to home followed by a discussion on what the local community can do to protect the basin. Discussion follows with Brittany Musolino, the River-Friendly Coordinator for the Stony Brook – Millstone Watershed Association.
7:00pm: A screening of “Plan C for Civilization,” a work-in-progress documentary that journeys deep into the sci-fi world of geoengineering to discover whether the ideas, mad as they seem, may be our last, best hope to avoid runaway global warming. A talk with the project’s Philadelphia-based producer, Ben Kalina, will follow as well.
ACME Screening Room is a nonprofit weekend theater that presents classic, independent, and documentary films to educate and inspire. Housed in a former supermarket in Lambertville, NJ, ACME is a space where audiences come together to discuss contemporary ideas presented through the world of film. As a cultural resource for the community, we invite participation through guest speakers and discussions; partnerships with local businesses and organizations; supporting new projects by artists and filmmakers; and screening films that reflect the diversity of our audience.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the box office or online at www.acmescreeningroom.org.