Meet in at the screening of Tapped, the new, award-winning documentary that is an unflinching examination of the . Director Stephanie Soechtig's debut is a behind-the-scenes look into the unregulated and unseen work of an industry that aims to privatize and sell back a that never ought to become a commodity: our water. WHEN:
From the producers of Who Killed the Electric Car and I.O.U.S.A., this timely documentary begins in Maine, where local communities strive to hold off bottled-water giant Nestlé - , then takes you to meet the people who live in the shadow of the oil-fields that provide the main ingredient of plastic bottles, and on to the sector of the North Pacific ocean where so many of the bottles end up. The film paints a powerful portrait of the lives affected by the bottled water industry and caught at the intersection of big business and the public's right to water.
Maine water activist Jim Wilfong, who is featured in the film, will be there to introduce the film. The event is sponsored by: Citizens of the Branch Brook Aquifer, Save Our Water (SOH2O), and Food & Water Watch.
WHERE: Leavitt Theater, . There is free parking across the street from the theater.
Tickets are $8.50 for adults and $5.50 for children and seniors. You can purchase tickets in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.