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The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League/ Working Films ReelPower/The Texas Theatre and Josh Fox Bring Myth-PiercingDocumentary on Fracking
“GASLAND 2” to The Texas Theatre
Fox and Environmental Groups to Engage City of Dallas, Advocates and Policymakers to ProtectResidents and Water Supply from the Dangers of Fracking
Dallas, Texas August 27, 2013
Josh Fox, director of the 2011 Academy Award-nominated
documentary “Gasland,” will attend a free screening of his upcoming film “Gasland 2” on Friday,
September 27th at the historic Texas Theatre at 231 W Jefferson Blvd ,75208 in Dallas.
This event, which will be hosted by The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League/Working Films ReelPower/ The Texas Theatre and with support of many other local and statewide environmental groups,
is one of many “Gasland 2” screenings that Fox and environmental group leaders will attend since
the nationwide July 8 p
remiere of “Gasland 2” on HBO. Other screenings have been held in New
York, California, Colorado, Pennsylvania and other states affected by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
Dallas City Council District 1 council member, member Scott Griggs will personally welcome Josh Fox
to the screening at The Texas Theatre, and will make opening remarks. Immediately following thefilm, a Q/A panel featuring Josh Fox will answer audience questions. The Old Oak Cliff ConservationLeague is the proud financial sponsor of this important event at the historic theater
“‘Gasland 2’ features real people –
whose lives have been upended by the
dirty and dangerous process of fracking.” Fox said. “That’s why I’m working with environmental
leaders and advocates across the country to protect our health, water, climate and landscapes andto prevent state and federal governments from allowing a path to destruction. We need to educateourselves and ourelected leaders and ban this toxic practice and move vigorously toward renewableenergy.
demonstrates how the stakes have been raised in this controversial method of natural
gas and oil extraction since the release of “Gasland” in 2010. At the “Gasland
2” film screening, Fox
will answer questions about the film and the misinformation about fracking that is distributed by theoil and gas industry.
The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League/Working Films Reel Power
, with additional support
by Texas Drought Project, FracDallas, Dallas Area Residents forResponsible Drilling, ShaleTest, Earthworks, Sierra Club Dallas, Environment Texas., Texas Campaignfor the Environment, Dallas League of Women Voters, Downwinders at Risk, Preston HollowDemocrats, Texas Honey Bee Guild, Dallas MoveOn, Climate Reality Leadership Corps, Code Pink,Dallas Homeowners League,
Dallas Residents At Risk, Mountain Creek Neighborhood Alliance,
chose to plan the screening with Fox to grow the anti-fracking movement in the U.S.