[INDYMEDIA] THE END OF SUBURBIA,
First Friday Free Film Festival May 6
reid jenkins & Barbara Joye
freejoye at mindspring.com
Sat Apr 16 10:26:09 PDT 2005
The Atlanta Independent Media Center and WRFG 89.3 FM present another First
Friday Free Film:
THE END OF SUBURBIA:
OIL DEPLETION AND THE COLLAPSE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM
Friday, May 6, 2005
8:30pm (doors open at 8 p.m.)
Little 5 Points Community Center, 1083 Austin Ave 30307
(corner of Austin and Euclid Aves)
FREE All ages welcome.
For more information: 404-523-3471
Official selection: Great Lakes Film Festival, Silverlake Film Festival,
Planet in Focus Film Festival, Global Visions Film Festival, Vermont
International Film Festival.
With brutal honesty and a touch of irony, The End of Suburbia explores the
American Way of Life and its prospects as the planet approaches a critical
era, as global demand for fossil fuels begins to outstrip supply. World Oil
Peak and the inevitable decline of fossil fuels are upon us now, some
scientists and policy makers argue in this documentary.
The consequences of inaction in the face of this global crisis are enormous.
What does Oil Peak mean for North America? As energy prices skyrocket in the
coming years, how will the populations of suburbia react to the collapse of
their dream? Are today's suburbs destined to become the slums of tomorrow?
And what can be done NOW, individually and collectively, to avoid The End of
"We're literally stuck up a cul-de-sac in a cement SUV without a fill-up" -
James Howard Kunstler
Hosted by Barrie Zwicker. Featuring James Howard Kunstler, Peter Calthorpe,
Michael Klare, Richard Heinberg, Matthew Simmons, Michael C. Ruppert, Julian
Darley, Colin Campbell, Kenneth Deffeyes, Ali Samsam Bakhtiari and Steve
Andrews. Directed by Gregory Greene. Produced by Barry Silverthorn.
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