Feb 24, Mar 3, & Mar 10: Justice for All Film Series

Unite 100 Justice for All Film Series

350 Pittsburgh's Unite 100 Campaign with the support of Sprout Fund’s 100 Days of US, in collaboration with Marcellus Protest, will show three films at the Pittsburgh Mennonite Church in Braddock.

7 p.m. each evening at the Pittsburgh Mennonite Church (2018 S Braddock Avenue in Swissvale 15218).  Parking is available. There is a small lot very close to the church, there is on street parking, and a public parking lot 2 blocks away which will be marked. All are welcome!  

February 24
THE WISDOM to SURVIVE: Climate Change, Capitalism & 
Community.  THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE asks what is keeping us from action?  The film explores how unlimited growth and greed are destroying the life support system of the planet, the social fabric of society, and the lives of billions of people.  Will we have the wisdom to survive? This movie examines the challenges that climate change poses and discusses meaningful action that can be taken by individuals and communities.
Activists Terri Supowitz and Wanda Guthrie will lead a discussion after the film.
Registration is not required, but can be found here.

March 3
Named after a refinery now owned by Shell Oil, Norco, Louisiana, is home to two distinct communities — one black and one white. Though separated by mere blocks, their realities are worlds apart.  A modern David and Goliath story, FENCELINE shows how one small community and one
big corporation struggle to come to terms.  Conversation after the film with Thaddeus Popovich, environmental activist, and Mark Dixon, activist and filmmaker.

March 10
WE the PEOPLE 2.0 is a visual essay about the loss of democracy in the United States.  The film utilizes both original footage as well as found footage to describe a profound change in thinking at the grassroots level.  The story unfolds through the eyes of rural people who have faced decades of toxic dumping, drilling and mining in their communities. We learn with them that the reason why, in spite of all their efforts, they “get what they don’t want, again and again,” is because they are, by law, truly powerless in spite of propaganda that says they live in the “best democracy in the world.”  Doug Shields, leader of the movement that banned fracking in Pittsburgh, and Chad Nicholson, Community Legal Defense Fund Pennsylvania organizer, will be answering questions after the film.

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