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GREEN SCREEN—an environmental film series from the Oxford I.C.C.W.G.
an environmental film series from the Oxford I.C.C.W.G.
Green Screen presents films and videos about the science, art and spirituality of the natural environment. Presented on the second Wednesday of each month starting in September. We aim to show films on the environment that educate, amuse, motivate and inspire. All films are presented at 7:00p.m. at the Oxford Community Arts Center. Films are free but donations are greatly appreciated. Think of it as “eco-tainment.”
A Christians for the Mountains feature film, it confronts the practice of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining. The film maker uses photography and personal stories to create an epiphany – a personal awakening – as nature’s beauty is starkly contrasted with ruin. Powerful narration is supported by traditional gospel and Appalachian music to tell a story of tragedy and hope. 30 min.
The Omnivore’s Next Dilemma
What if human consciousness isn't the end-all and be-all of Darwinism? What if we are all just pawns in corn's clever strategy game, the ultimate prize of which is world domination? Michael Pollan asks us to see things from a plant's-eye view -- to consider the possibility that nature isn't opposed to culture, that biochemistry rivals intellect as a survival tool. By merely shifting our perspective he argues, we can heal the Earth. Who's the more sophisticated species now? 18 min.
NEW THINKING ON THE CLIMATE CRISIS
In this brand-new slideshow (premiering on TED.com), Al Gore presents evidence that the pace of climate change may be even worse than scientists recently predicted. He challenges us to act. 28 min.
OXFORD INTERFAITH CLIMATE CHANGE WORK GROUP (ICCWG) is a coalition of area churches and concerned individuals working on the issue of climate change and earth stewardship I.C.C.W.G. can be contacted at; firstname.lastname@example.org.