Director Josh Fox is headed on a Southern Grassroots Tour with Gasland 2, the recent follow-up to his 2011 Academy Award-nominated documentary Gasland. We are psyched to announce that as part of our Reel Power efforts we have teamed up with grassroots groups in Texas and North Carolina to co-host 4 stops on the tour.
“Gasland 2 features real people – ordinary Americans – whose lives have been upended by the dirty and dangerous process of fracking.” Fox said. “That’s why I’m working with environmental leaders and advocates across the country to protect our health, water, climate and landscapes and to prevent state and federal governments from allowing a path to destruction. We need to educate ourselves and our elected leaders and ban this toxic practice and move vigorously toward renewable energy.”
The film was recently broadcast on HBO and folks are keenly anticipating the release of the DVD for wide-spread community and educational screenings. “The timing and profile of the film will really help us shine the spotlight on the urgent efforts and actions by groups working on the ground,” stated Kristin Henry, who is leading the Reel Power efforts with Working Films.
Here are the details for the Texas and North Carolina Gasland 2 screenings!
San Antonio, TX
Northwest 14 Santikos Theatre
7600 I-10 West, San Antonio, TX 78230
Co-hosted by The Texas Drought Project, together with Clean Water Action Texas, Earthworks’ Texas Oil and Gas Accountability Project, Solar San Antonio and Working Films’ Reel Power. Followed by Q&A with Josh Fox and organizations.
Reserve Tickets Here: https://gasland2sanantonio.eventbrite.com/
Historic Texas Theatre
231 W Jefferson Blvd Dallas, TX 75208
7:30 PM (doors 7:00 PM)
Co-hosted by The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League, Working Films’ Reel Power, and The Texas Theatre. Followed by Q&A with Josh Fox and organizations.
Reserve Tickets Here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/8173829143
Fort Worth, TX
6025 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76116
7:00 PM (doors 6:00 PM)
Co-hosted by Working Films’ Reel Power, Earthworks’ Oil & Gas Accountability Project; Texas Drought Project; North Central Texas Communities Alliance; FWCANDO. With special appearances by Gasland subjects Deborah Rogers, Calvin Tillman and Steven Lipsky. Followed by Q&A with Josh Fox and organizations.
7:00 PM (doors 6:00 PM)
Carolina Theater, Fletcher Hall
309 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701
Co-hosted by Clean Water for NC and Working Films’ Reel Power. Followed by Q&A with Josh Fox and organizations.
Reserve tickets here: http://gasland2nc.eventbrite.com/
For more information about Gasland 2 and the dangers of fracking, please visit gaslandthemovie.com.
For more info on Reel Power visit reel-power.org