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UAS Green Movie Night - "The Next Industrial Revolution"

Thursday, June 21, 2007
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Little Roxie Theater 3125 16th Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 GoogleMap:

Urban Alliance for Sustainability Green Movie Night The Next Industrial Revolution Thursday, June 21 doors @ 6pm, movie @ 6:30, discussion to follow Come absorb some of the most insightful films, documentaries and commentaries across a wide spectrum of relevant topics of today and tomorrow. Urban Alliance for Sustainability's Green Movie Night provides a casual space for you to meet others in the local sustainability movement and encourages lively, open discussion. Local organizations working on the theme of the month participate in a Q/A discussion with the goal of creating effective collaborations and solutions. Afterwards, conversation continues down the block at Elixir (, a Green-Certified business offering Green Movie Night attendees $1 off any organic beer, wine or mixed drink with your ticket stub. Movie Night Details: Doors open at 6pm, speakers and film start at 6:30pm. Seating is limited and we'll start promptly so you are encouraged to come early. Admission is $8 or $4 for seniors and New College students, payable at the Roxie box office two doors down. Additionally, a discount is available to qualified UAS members - for more info go to This month UAS is honored to co-host Green Movie Night with special guests Ann Bartz, BALLE and Kevin Danaher, Global Exchange. Movie Description: While some environmental observers predict doomsday scenarios in which a rapidly increasing human population is forced to compete for ever scarcer natural resources, Bill McDonough sees a more exciting and hopeful future. In his vision humanity takes nature itself as our guide reinventing technical enterprises to be as safe and ever-renewing as natural processes. Can't happen? It's already Nike, at Ford Motor Company, at Oberlin College, at Herman Miller Furniture, and at DesignTex...and it's part of what architect McDonough and his partner, chemist Michael Braungart, call 'The Next Industrial Revolution.' Shot in Europe and the United States, the film explores how businesses are transforming themselves to work with nature and enhance profitability. Length: 55 minutes Directed by Chris Bedford and Shelley Morhaim Produced by Shelley Morhaim for Earthome Productions About Urban Alliance for Sustainability (UAS): UAS seeks to integrate and inspire the sustainability movement in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. By returning focus to solutions instead of problem statements, UAS hopes to activate the energy of those individuals and organizations that are feeling overwhelmed or helpless in this currently unsustainable world. For more information or to get involved, visit
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