Bountiful Bristol Bulletin


Transition Barton Hill and Redfield present by nadiacatkinhillman
January 25, 2008, 11:58 am
Filed under: Transition

….a series of films on the on the burning issues of our time
to be held at the Lawrence Hill Methodist Church,
Lincoln Street, Bristol BS5 0BJ
>
> On Wednesday 13th February
> The Power of Community: How Cuba survived Peak Oil
> Cuba, an isolated island nation, rebuilt its quality of life following the
> collapse of cheap oil, supplied by the former Soviet Union. This
> fascinating and empowering film shows how communities pulled together,
> created solutions, and ultimately thrived in spite of their decreased
> dependence on imported energy.
>
> On Wednesday 27th February
> An Inconvenient Truth
> Former US Vice President Al Gore’s crusade to halt global warming’s deadly
> progress in its tracks by exposing the myths and misconceptions that
> surround it. An award winning film not to be missed. (1hr 40mins)
>
>
> On Wednesday 12th March
> Rob Newman’s History of Oil
> Rob Newman (Newman and Baddiel) takes a look at history with oil at centre
> stage as the cause of all commotion. Based around his stand up act and
> supported by archive sequences and stills with satirical impersonations of
> historical figures from Mayan priests to archduke Ferdinand, this is
> certain to provide great entertainment as well as food for thought. (45
> minutes)
>
> On Wednesday 26th March
> The End of Suburbia
> As we enter the 21st Century, serious questions are beginning to emerge
> about the continuation of the suburban way of life. As oil supply
> declines and energy prices skyrocket, what will the consequences of
> inaction be? Rather bleak if we do nothing, but stay behind for
> refreshments after this hard hitting film and find out how the transition
> towns approach offers a route out of the coming crisis and get involved
> with your local group!
>
> All films start at 7pm and will be followed by refreshments and an
> opportunity for discussion. For further information email
> marianbristol@ yahoo.co. uk. Alternatively you can call Marian on 07772
> 342920. See the Bristol website at http://www.transitionbrist ol.org

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