May 31, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
In "Gasland II, director Josh Fox takes the issue of fracking to a global level in a highly anticipated sequel to his Oscar nominated film "Gasland". Gasland II continues exposing the damaging effects of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking", and goes deeper in exploring the threat to our communities, democracy, and planet. Fox tells the stories of those impacted by fracking in the United States and abroad, and uses these examples to expose the problems with gas and oil corporations deciding the future of our planet.
May 31, 2013 - 7:00pm
May 31, 2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Jon Bowermaster, Director, Dear Governor CuomoDeborah Goldberg, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice
June 1, 2013 (All day) - June 2, 2013 (All day)
Peoples of the Pacific---Confronting Militarization, Resource Theft, Globalization and America's "Pacific Pivot"
As militarization and corporate globalization rapidly advance in the Pacific, we urgently need deep collaboration and dialog with, and among Pacific peoples. They are being directly confronted by the expressionist drives of the world's most dominant powers [U.S., China, Russia, as well as Indonesia and Japan] all seeking economic and political control of the Pacific territories.
June 1, 2013 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Join Moderator and Special Guest, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, for a thought-provoking analysis of "corporate personhood" and the impact of money on our political process. With Presentations By: Peter Schurman - Campaign Director, Free Speech for People Ted Nace - Author of Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of Democracy Bring your questions and comments to this important community dialogue.
June 1, 2013 - 11:00am - 3:30pm
Green Kids Now, Inc., is honored to bring you,Third Annual, Green Kids Conference!A conference dedicated for children ages 3 to 18 years!Our goal is to educate kids and their families on environmental issues, make them aware of available resources and opportunities, and also to promote, encourage, and reward new innovative ideas.Come and explore the latest developments and opportunities in the following areas: 1. Education and Research
June 1, 2013 - 7:30pm
Harvest of Empire: The Untold Story of Latinos in America.
A new full-length documentary by “Democracy Now!” co-host Juan González, this film examines connections between U.S. economic and military intervention in Latin America and the migration of people seeking work.
June 4, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
'Plastic Paradise' (57 mins) - Travel with filmmaker Angela Sun to Midway Atoll, a remote island in the Pacific, as she seeks to uncover the mystery behind the island of garbage that everyone has heard of but no one truly understands. What she discovers is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an island littered with plastics, causing great harm not only to our beaches, oceans, and sea life, but to ourselves.
June 5, 2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us on June 7th for an evening of intimate discussion and warm camraderie. Moderated by IDEX Executive Director Rajasvini Bhansali, the event will involve critical conversations from thought leaders working at the intersection of food justice and agroecology.
June 5, 2013 - 7:30pm
Part 1: Empire
by Scott Noble
A gripping, deeply informative account of the plunder, hypocrisy, and mass violence of plutocracy and empire; insightful, historically grounded and highly relevant to the events of today.
This documentary is about the foreign policy of the United States. It demonstrates the importance of the political economy, the Mafia principle, propaganda, ideology, violence and force.