G.A.L.A. and Brewster Environmental Club host NO IMPACT MAN HOLIDAY SCREENING SPECTACULAR
(Wolfeboro) Brewster Academy’s Environmental Club and Global Awareness Local Action (G.A.L.A.) host one of many film screenings across the country to promote “enjoying more and buying less” this holiday season.
On December 7th, as the holiday season approaches and the UN Climate Change Conference takes place in Copenhagen, the general public is invited to this pre- DVD release screening of the No Impact Man documentary and a discussion about shopping less and enjoying more. The Wolfeboro screening is one of dozens taking place across the nation this week.
The No Impact Man Holiday Screening Spectacular will take place at the Brewster Academy Anderson Hall, located on South Main Street. Doors will open at 6:30 and the film will begin at 7:00pm.
After the screening, there will be a discussion about how we can reduce our consumption, spend less, put the fun back into the holiday season and get more of what matters out of it. Event-goers will also receive an e-toolkit full of tips for lowering their environmental impact during the holidays. Copies of the DVD and accompanying book will also be raffled off at the event.
No Impact Man, an Oscilloscope film, tells the story of Colin Beavan’s decision to completely eliminate his personal impact on the environment for a full year. It means eating vegetarian, buying only local food, and turning off the refrigerator. It also means no elevators, no television, no cars, buses, or airplanes, no toxic cleaning products, no electricity, no material consumption, and no garbage. No problem – at least for Colin – but he and his family live in Manhattan. So when his espresso-guzzling, retail-worshipping wife Michelle and their two-year-old daughter are dragged into the fray, the No Impact Project has an unforeseen impact of its own.
The national screenings are facilitated by the No Impact Project, an organization founded by Colin Beavan following his no impact year, and the Center For a New American Dream, an organization that helps Americans consume more responsibly.
This event is free and open to the public.
Contact G.A.L.A. Executive Director, Josh Arnold, for more information by calling 539-6460 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
“Terri?cally entertaining. Compelling and extremely funny. ” -LA Times
“An entertaining, amusing, and provocative ?lm.” -New York Magazine
“Proof that eco and entertainment aren’t mutually exclusive.” -Variety G