Living in the Future's Past

Susan Kucera/2018/86 min/Climate Change

CHICAGO-AREA PREMIERE. FILM DESCRIPTION: In this beautifully photographed tour de force of original thinking, Academy Award® winner Jeff Bridges shares the screen with scientists, profound thinkers, and a dazzling array of Earth’s living creatures to reveal eye-opening concepts about ourselves and our past, providing fresh insights into our subconscious motivations and their unintended consequences.

Teens and young adults encouraged to attend. "PG-13" May contain heavy themes, graphic images or language.

Director  Susan Kucera  with Narrator  Jeff Bridges.

Director Susan Kucera with Narrator Jeff Bridges.

Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. [W Suburbs]
Classic Cinemas Lake Theatre, 1022 Lake St., Oak Park
Admission $8

Swati Saxena from Baird & Warner will welcome us before the film. After the film, participate in live video Q&A with Susan Kucera, film Director. Facilitator: Cindy Klein-Banai, Associate Chancellor for Sustainability, University of Illinois at Chicago. Also engage with action and project ideas through Susan Casey of Seven Generations Ahead; Chris Lindgren of the Park District of Oak Park; Mindy Agnew of the Village of Oak Park; and Mac Robinet, Doug Burke and Mark Reed of Citizen's Climate Lobby.

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

Read One Earth’s interview with Susan Kucera

Saturday, March 2, 1 to 3:30 p.m. [Lake County]
Prairie Crossing Charter School, 1531 Jones Point Rd., Grayslake

After the film, participate in Q&A, and learn about concrete action opportunities, with local Resource and Action Partners. Facilitator: Geoff Deigan, Prairie Crossing Charter School.

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

Monday, March 4, 6 to 8 p.m. [South]
Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 1100 E. 55th St., Chicago

After the film, participate in facilitated audience dialogue to explore the film's topics, connections, and opportunities for action. Facilitator: Barbara Wilson, Director of Collaboration & Community Partnerships at Presbytery of Chicago. Also engage with action and project ideas through Pastor Booker Vance from Elevate Energy and other partners from the community.

Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats.

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