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|Screening of : A Lot in Common|
|Date||Thursday September 04|
|Time||6:30 PM - 9:30 PM|
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Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall
1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley http://www.bfuu.org
Transition Berkeley invites you to join us for a delightful film about the creation of the Peralta Community Art Garden. You'll meet the neighbors: Grandpa Roosevelt and his grandson, Joan the single mom, Ruthe the psychic, and Amy the metal sculptor. They all have "A Lot in Common" when together they turn a vacant lot in Berkeley into a blooming community garden lush with native California plantings, technology demonstrations, and outdoor artwork by local artists. They clash over political ideals, runaway pets and public art, yet in the end, they grow a community of neighbors.
Interviews with urban planning visionary Jane Jacobs, PBS reporter/author Ray Suarez, environmentalist Paul Hawken, and Urban Habitat co-founder Carl Anthony, lend context and background to the discussion of the Commons. Landscape architect/psychologist Karl Linn who envisioned and orchestrated the creation of the gardens, provides on-going commentary. Our special guest will be the film's producer Rick Bacigalupi. Come at 6:30 for Meet and Greet, and bring locally grown snacks to share if you can. The film will start at 7:00.
For more info: info [at] transitionberkeley.com
This event is cosponsored by Transition Berkeley, Berkeley Community Garden Collaborative and BFUU's Social Justice Ctee.
Suggested donation $5-$10. No one turned away.
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