Western Massachusetts Green Consortium- January 11, 5 pm - Film Screening: "The Burden," Northampton

  • 11 Jan 2017
Western Massachusetts Green Consortium- January 11, 5 pm - Film Screening: "The Burden," Northampton
Event Description

Massachusetts Green Consortium
Film Screening: "The Burden"

Wednesday, January 11
5 pm - and beyond

Platform Sports Bar at Union Station
125A Pleasant Street
Northampton, MA

Roger Sorkin of The Burden will present his film at the Western Mass. Green Consortium’s monthly “Green Night” series on Wednesday, January 11 at 5:00 pm. Green Night is free and open to the public.

The Burden tells the story of fossil fuel dependence as our greatest long-term national security threat, and why the military is leading the transition to clean energy. The film is the centerpiece of a strategic media engagement campaign to inspire a movement that strengthens our energy security and harnesses the power of American innovation to make us leaders in the 21st century global clean energy economy.

From 5:00-5:30 grab a drink or order food and chat with others. At 5:30 it’s time to share news, events and make your announcements. The featured presentation begins at 6:00 with Q & A following. At 7:00 we move into the bar where energy is high and we continue with conversations, networking and more food and drink.

Many thanks to the evening's sponsor, Sandri Energy

To learn more:

Producer/Director/Writer Roger Sorkin, a graduate of Stanford University’s Documentary Film and Video Program, is an award-winning filmmaker and a fellow with the Truman National Security Project. Since 2002, his production company, Sorkin Productions LLC, has created films and political advertising campaigns for non-profit organizations, academic institutions, government and corporate clients including the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Army, Center for U.S. Global Engagement, and International Foundation for Electoral Systems among others.

The Western Mass Green Consortium (WMGC) believes the development of a just and sustainable economy requires the participation of community members from all sectors and income levels WMGCs mission is to support sustainable living and sustainable building in Western Massachusetts through:
1. Regular Public Networking Events
2. Improved Cross-sector Collaboration
3. Educational and Participant-led Workshops
4. Support for Select Mission-driven Projects

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