Movies on the Grass - 2014 Fall Series
|Sept. 7 - "Plagues and Progress: A Showcase Inspired by 'The Ghost Map'" is a collection of video shorts discussing issues raised by in the 2014-2015 KSBN common read, "The Ghost Map" by Steven Johnson.||Sept. 14 - While other films have examined narrow aspects of our electoral system, Electoral Dysfunction is the first documentary project to take an irreverent—but nonpartisan—look at voting in America. The film helps spark national dialogue on the steps ordinary citizens can take to ensure that every vote counts.|
|Sept. 21 - Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams.||Sept. 28 (at Sunset Zoo) - Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a third of the world’s food supply depends on these incredible – and increasingly threatened – creatures.|
Oct. 5 - (at Town Hall in Leadership Studies) A Fierce Green Fire The Battle for a Living Planet is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change. It brings together all the major parts of environmentalism and connects them.