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Movies at the Square and all over SF

FROZEN! is coming to Union Square. Bring a blanket.

2014 Film Night in the Park Schedule Presented by Wells Fargo

Saturday, June 14th, GHOSTBUSTERS (1984), Dolores Park

Saturday, July 12th, FROZEN (2013), Union Square

Saturday, August 2nd, CLUELESS (1995), Dolores Park

Saturday, August 23rd, BULLITT (1968), Union Square

Saturday, Sept. 6th, THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (2014), Wash.Sq. Park

Saturday, Sept. 27th, AMERICAN HUSTLE (2013), Dolores Park

About Film night in the Park:

Film Night in the Park is San Francisco’s premiere outdoor film series. Six film night screenings in 2012 were attended by almost 20,000 film-goers. Over 100,000 people have attended Film Night in San Francisco since 2003. Films are presented free of charge on a giant outdoor screen in beautiful park settings. Attendees are encouraged to picnic before screenings and are discouraged from bringing chairs.

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Become a Sponsor of Film Night in the Park!

Journey to SALT LAKE

Go ahead, be an armchair traveler, this 28 minute movie is amazing, inspiring, thrilling and desolate. From photographer Murray Fredericks.
http://aeon.co/film/salt-a-short-film-about-the-desolate-beauty-of-australia/

Amazing clouds, night skies, desolate beauty.

To make Salt, the first of Michael Angus’ two award-winning collaborations with the artist Murray Fredericks, Angus spent several weeks camping in the middle of Lake Eyre, South Australia, and most recently for Nothing on Earth (2013), travelled by dogsled across the Greenland icecap in the Arctic Circle.

THANKS so much Gail for sharing — this is so great.

Documentary Film, Unacceptable Levels, Debuts

‘Unacceptable Levels’, a film by first-time documentarian Ed Brown, will kick off its summer theater tour with a bicoastal premiere.  On the West Coast, a gala event will take place at the New People Cinema 1746 Post St. San Francisco, CA 94115 at 3:00pm on Sunday June 2, 2013

A gala event will take place at the Historic Balboa Theatre 3630Balboa Street San Francisco, CA 94121 at7:00pm and 9:00pm on Wednesday July 10, 2013.  A gala event will take place at the Clay Theater 2261 Fillmore Street San Francisco, CA 94115 at 7:30pm on Thursday July 11, 201

On the East Coast, a gala event will take place at Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center at 144 W. 65th St. New York, New York 10023 at 6:30pm on Friday May 31, 2013 

and 3:30pm on Tuesday June 4, 2013.

Sponsored by Healthy Child Healthy World, it will shine the spotlight on a film whose themes are of vital importance. The same night, Clean Water Action Connecticut leads a coalition in sponsoring Unacceptable Levels on the East Coast.

This innovative documentary brings knowledge of daily chemical risks to the public, examining separate avenues of exposure as well as chronicling the history of industrial chemicals and their regulation in the United States. Shot and edited almost entirely by Brown, it is the result of three years of arduous travel­ and research. Over 40 luminaries in environmental advocacy, science, and law participated in the creation of the film, granting interviews to the maverick director. Uniting the testimonies of experts across disciplines and areas of focus, ‘Unacceptable Levels’ is comprehensive in scope.

I made this movie because I couldn’t ignore the effects of chemicals on my family. I had to find out more.  — Ed Brown
 The director’s inspiration is indeed apparent in the work, in which his children and wife appear periodically. The interplay of facts and personal history is central to the success of ‘Unacceptable Levels’ as a film and an educational tool, combining the weight of expert interviewees with the universality of family.
On the heels of winning the 30th International Environmental Film Festival, Health and Environment Film Prize, ‘Unacceptable Levels’ was chosen by Lincoln Center Film Society to open its Green Screens environmental film series. It was also selected for the San Francisco Green Film Festival occurring days later. Los Angeles and Connecticut represent the first in a series of theater screenings throughout the summer, including premieres in Austin, Boulder, Chicago, and Washington, DC.
The release of ‘Unacceptable Levels’ comes at a time of growing awareness of chemicals on human and environmental health. Consumers are increasingly demanding safer products, and state and local legislative efforts are gaining traction, approving regulations on things from baby bottles to thermal receipts. On the federal level, the Safe Chemicals Act was reintroduced to the Senate in 2013, as was the Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act. These would patch gaping regulatory holes in the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the 1976 law governing the introduction of chemicals into our system of commerce. Unacceptable Levels demonstrates the limitations of TSCA and profiles the effects of the outdated policy on daily life.

The Future of Food, MOVIE Night 10/21, 7-9:30

WATCH this free movie, and learn what you need to know!!! Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are sprouting up throughout our food supply.

Movie night, in Palo Alto:

Peninsula Conservation Center
3921 East Bayshore Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303-4303
Meanwhile, government and agribusiness are like foxes guarding the hen house – promoting more GMOs while completely ignoring the potential risks.

It’s time to act! On October 21, we’ll be showing “The Future of Food,” a powerful and influential film on what has happened to our food supply. In follow-on discussion, we’ll let you know about the efforts to label GMOs and how you can get involved.

“The Future of Food is a compelling, eye-opening documentary that I consider a “must-see documentary” by anyone who eats food (which probably includes you). Even if you think you know everything worth knowing about your food, there’s still a dark secret the biotech companies believe U.S. consumers should not be allowed to know: That many foods are genetically engineered with dangerous pesticides and foreign DNA, and there is currently no U.S. law requiring their labeling as such.”
–Mike Adams, NaturalNews.com

Community Building Movie – “What’s On Your Plate”

TODAY — FREE!!

This film is a fascinating documentary covering two eleven-year-old multi-racial city kids as they explore their place in the food chain. ‘”What’s On Your Plate” is exactly the film we need now.’ – Michael Pollan

Directed by Catherine Gund; 73 min; 2009.      The showing of this community building film is sponsored by Chipotle.

Date:  7/30/2010   Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Where:

Fair Oaks Library
2510 Middlefield Rd
Redwood City, CA 94063

For more great events, movies, music, art, check out the Redwood City Event Calendar: 

 http://www.ci.redwood-city.ca.us/calendar/calendar.aspx

Beer and Movie Saturday 6/19!!

Current Adventures and The River Store in Lotus!   This is a great river shop with amazing people that will teach you what you need to know. They are inviting us to a movie premiere:
Saturday, June 19th is Beer & Movie Day! Stop by for a cold beer after your day on the river then stick around for the movie premiere of Hotel Charlie V.
Preview it!  … and Don’t hold your breathe like I did.   movie clip

The River Store | 1032 Lotus Road | Lotus | CA | 95651    dan@kayaking.com 

http://TheRiverStore.com

What else? 

They are having a SALE on  Father’s Day Sale starting Friday, June 18 through Sunday, June 20th!   Save 20% on clothes, special pricing on selected kayaks and more!

The River Shuttle is operating again this year and we will be adding routes and days of the week to the schedule as of this coming weekend. Check it out and bookmark our schedule at http://theriverstore.com/?p=1431e

Leave your extra cars at home, tell your friends, carpool, do your part to save gas, cut traffic and be part of the solution!  http://theriverstore.com/?p=1431