EVENT: Tues.DEC. 11, 6:30 to 8:30 PM: MOVE TO AMEND
JIM BALOG, director of CHASING ICE (opening Dec. 7 in Minneapolis) talkls about how his years of Arctic exploration convinced him climate chnage is real, resulting in his breath-taking (and sobering) film. We also hear from ROBIN MONAHAN of MOVE TO AMEND about the growing movement to challenge the 1% power-grab of our government by amending the US Constitution to say that "corporations are not persons". EVENTS INFO BELOW.Plus: Remembering jazz great DAVE BRUBECK who died this week just before his 92nd birthday. Host, Lydia Howell.
KFAI 90.3 fm Mpls 106.7 fm St,Paul ONLINE:live-stream & archived for 2 weeks on CATALYST page at www.kfai.org
Opens FRI.DEC. 7: Film: CHASING ICE directed by JIM BALOG
Landmark's UPTOWN THEATER, on Hennepin Ave. at Lagoon, Uptown MINNEAPOLIS
In the spring of 2005, National Geographic photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate. Even with a scientific upbringing, Balog had been a skeptic about climate change and a cynic about the nature of academic research. But that first trip north opened his eyes to the biggest story in human history and sparked a challenge within him that would put his career and his very well-being at risk.
CHASING ICE is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, the photographer conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. With a band of young adventurers in tow, Balog began deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. It takes years for Balog to see the fruits of his labor. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into second and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate. Chasing Ice depicts a photographer trying to deliver evidence and hope to our carbon-powered planet. 80 minutes. Rated PG13 for brief strong language.
Robin and LairdMonahan, Vietnam Vets who walked across America (60 cities) in 2010 to promote Move to Amend, which aims to amend the U.S. Condtitution to state that "Corporatoins are NOT persons".
Mad Hatter's Tea/Coffee House , 943 W. 7th St. in St.Paul.
Come hear them again, or come hear them for the first time. They are
Veterans for Peace, but most focussed on getting big money out of our politics and the Military=Industrial Complex.
For more information, contact Patty Guerrero at firstname.lastname@example.org