Documentary Film: My Country No More

  • Online with Bullfrog Films- from September 26 thru October 3 (70 minutes)
Presented By: Amazing Earthfest

Topic:  Energy Production.

Date:  Saturday, October 3, 2020 

TimeWatch this film online through Bullfrog Communities at your leisure any time between Saturday, September 26 through Saturday, October 3 (70 minutes)  You will need to register below to receive a link to see the film.  Join us at 7:00PM MDT for the discussion (read below).

The oil boom in North Dakota set off a crisis in rural communities forced to confront the meaning of progress as they fight for a disappearing way of life.  Challenging the notion of “progress” this film questions the long term human consequences of short term approaches to land use decisions that ultimately affect all Americans, rural and urban alike. “…shows that patient, persistent and respectful engagement by community residents can be helpful, if not always completely successful, in improving public decisions.”  Thomas Johnson, Professor Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Missouri.

You can watch the trailer here.

Awards and Festivals: National Broadcast, PBS Independent Lens, Best Feature, Big Sky, Prairie Award, Fargo, St. Louis International, American, San Francisco, DOCUTAH and Chagrin Documentary Film Festivals.

Then on Saturday, October 3, beginning at 7:00 PM MDT, hop on Zoom for an Amazing Earthfest audience discussion to share what you learned from watching the film.  With the benefit of the information presented in this documentary, what, if anything, would you do differently in your life?  When you register below, you will also receive a separate link to join the discussion.  Hope to see you there!

 

Register in advance for this Zoom discussion and receive the film link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rqrwz90fSoWuKYsYJ3XsPg

Please do not share this video link with others, as we have a limited number of viewing spots for our organization to use.  If someone that you know is interested, please have them visit this page and register.  Thank you!

 

Our festival is made possible through your tax-deductible contributions.  We need your support!  Please consider making a one-time $20 donation when you register to attend.



For additional information about this event:

Event Contact Name: Rich Csenge, Earthfest Founding Director

Event Contact Phone: 435-644-3735

Event Contact Email: rich@amazingearthfest.org

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