Films

“Spilling the Beans: Our Food System on Film”

Join the Central Library every Tuesday in June starting at 6:00 pm to watch a different movie each week. Sustainable Green Country’s President, Rita Scott, will speak after the June 26th showing of “Fresh”

Friday, November 28 7pm Circle Cinema

Friday, November 28 FLOW: For Love of Water In conjunction with deadCENTER Film Festival and the Oklahoma Film & Music Office, Oklahoma City-based non-profit international development organization World Neighbors is bringing Sundance Film Festival’s provocative FLOW: For Love of Water to Oklahoma.  Featuring interviews with scientists and environmental activists, Irena Salina’s awardwinning documentary brings attention [...]

Film: Transit Oriented Development – Reshaping the Great American City – October 16

Lecture Hall of Chapman Hall, University of Tulsa Campus

Please join us for a free screening of this informative documentary that explores the positive aspects of successful transit-oriented development in cities throughout the United States. Good design is good business, creating special places and yielding a higher return on investment than less thoughtful approaches. Transit-oriented development (TOD) can enrich active lifestyles, serve the elderly and disabled, increase property values, and bring vibrancy to communities. It improves…[more . . .]

Film: Shall We Gather at the River – September 11

Oklahoma Premiere: Shall We Gather at the River
Thursday, September 11, 2008 at Circle Cinema, 12 S Lewis, Tulsa
1st showing: 6pm, discussion afterwards, 2nd showing: 8:15pm

Among the featured speakers at a panel presentation during the premiere will be Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson, film director Don McCorkell, and other distinguished guests. http://www.shallwegatherattheriver.com

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Film: Third Ward TX – June 10 – Free Screening

The left-for-dead Third Ward neighborhood in Houston’s inner-city stirs to new life when a group of African-American artists found Project Row Houses. A step ahead of city demolition crews, they clean up around a row of condemned shotgun houses and do a “Drive-by” exhibit. Eventually, they purchase 22 houses on two blocks for a song. Then they do something really unusual. They ask the community what it needs-and listens to the answers. Third Ward TX explores how this tidy little row of born-again houses, glowing in the Texas sun, has become home to cutting-edge public art and a home-grown challenge to traditional notions of community development. By 2006, big development moves in, threatening to destroy the very qualities that make the neighborhood so vital. The bold and creative response of Project Row Houses is a gambit that just might work. Third Ward TX: Art, Life & Real Estate.

Sustainable Green Country offer a free screening of this film at Circle Cinema on Tuesday, June 10th at 7:00 p.m. Film will be show in the Quad area near the concessions. After the film, representatives from INCOG (Indian Nations Council of Governments) will be speaking.

King Corn Screening at Circle Cinema – February 10

King Corn tells the story of two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation. As the film unfolds, Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, best friends from college on the east coast, move to the heartland to learn where their food comes from. With the help of friendly neighbors, genetically modified seeds, and powerful herbicides, they plant and grow a bumper crop of America’s most-productive, most-ubiquitous grain on one acre of Iowa soil. But when they try to follow their pile of corn into the food system, what they find raises troubling questions about how we eat—and how we farm.

King Corn

Opens Sunday, February 10th @ Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK

Sustainable Green Country will be at the 2pm screening on Sunday, February 10th, to tell you how you can Buy Fresh Buy Local in Green Country.

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Film: Cultivating Change: October 30

Sustainable Green Country is hosting a free screening of Cultivating Change on Tuesday, October 30, at Circle Cinema. Film begins at 7:00 in the outer lobby (Quad) and a group discussion will follow. CULTIVATING CHANGE is an invigorating tour of garden projects in both the United States and Canada. It tells the story of how growing and cooking food can be a remarkable avenue to social change.
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Film: Manufactured Landscapes showing at Circle Cinema: October 11-16

MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES is the striking new documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Internationally acclaimed for his large-scale photographs of “manufactured landscapes”—quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines and dams—Burtynsky creates stunningly beautiful art from civilization’s materials and debris. The film follows him through China, as he shoots the evidence and effects of that country’s massive industrial revolution. With breathtaking sequences, such as the opening tracking shot through an almost endless factory, the filmmakers also extend the narratives of Burtynsky’s photographs, allowing us to meditate on our impact on the planet and witness both the epicenters of industrial endeavor and the dumping grounds of its waste.
Circle Cinema Showtimes:

October 11 – Thursday 7:30 p.m.
October 14 – Sunday 6:00 p.m. w/guest speaker Michael Richardson of Shanghai, China
October 16 – Tuesday 6:00 p.m.
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Film: Black Gold

TU Peace and Justice will be showing a free screening of the film “Black Gold” a film about Fair Trade and the coffee industry at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, September 19 in Lorton Hall Room 207 at the University of Tulsa. Free Fair Trade coffee and chocolate will be served. For more information about the [...]

Film: Fed Up! Genetic Engineering, Industrial Agriculture & Sustainable Alternatives

Free film screening:
Fed Up! Genetic Engineering, Industrial Agriculture and Sustainable Alternatives
Tuesday, August 7th
7:00 p.m.
Circle Cinema “Quad”
10 S. Lewis Ave, Tulsa

Power of Community

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Spilling the Beans: Our Food System on Film

Every Tuesday in June
6:00 pm
Central Library, Aaronson Auditorium