What Lies Upstream

Cullen Hoback/2017/89 min/Social Justice/Economic Justice

FILM DESCRIPTION: In this riveting film, investigative filmmaker Cullen Hoback travels to West Virginia to uncover the truth behind a massive chemical spill that left 300,000 people without drinking water for months. The investigation spirals in a surprising and disturbing direction, and we learn the truth about what lies upstream of us all.

The local spin: After the film stay for an engaging discussion and learn about easy, local actions you can take to protect your drinking water.

Teens and young adults encouraged to attend.

Wednesday, March 7, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. [South]
Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago
Admission $6

Join us for an engaging discussion about water pollution with Kyra Woods of Sierra Club Illinois and Peggy McGrath, Founder and Director of Go Green Oak Park. Leave with ideas for actions to take to protect your family’s health. Facilitator: Wendy Walker Williams, Executive Director, Community Partnerships at The University of Chicago Office of Civic Engagement.

Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue. Concessions available for purchase.

*Triple the power of your ticket dollar! A generous donor is matching ALL ticket sales at the 2018 Film Festival 2:1. So for this screening, your $6 ticket plus the $12 match = $18 to support the One Earth Film Fest!