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February 20 - March 20, 2014
Throu hout February an! March Foo! " #ater #atch, Ne$ Yorkers % ainst Frackin , NY&'(), an! #estern NY Drillin De*ense $ill be hostin screenin s o* the recently release! *ilms )aslan! '' an! Tri+le Di,i!e to e!ucate the +ublic about the +otential *or *rackin in Ne$ York- Screenin s are *ree an! o+en to the +ublic- To *in! out more or et in,ol,e!, contact (ita at ryel!a.*$$atch-or )aslan! ''/ Thurs!ay, Feb- 20th 0 &M at 1u**alo State 2olle e - 1ul er 2ommunications 2enter, 1300 4lm$oo! %,e, 1u**alo Tri+le Di,i!e/ Tues!ay, March 4th 0 &M at The Ne$ 1ri hton 5ibrary 666 1ri hton (!, Tona$an!a #4ST4(N NY &(4M'4( #'T7 F'5MM%84( M45'SS% T(9:TM%N )aslan! ''/ Sun!ay, March 6th 2 &M at Frank 4- Merri$eather 5ibrary 1324 ;e**erson %,e, 1u**alo Tri+le Di,i!e/ Thurs!ay, March 13th 0 &M at 1u**alo State 2olle e - 1ul er 2ommunications 2enter, 1300 4lm$oo! %,e, 1u**alo Tri+le Di,i!e/ Thurs!ay, March 20th </30 &M at Frank 4- Merri$eather 5ibrary 1324 ;e**erson %,e, 1u**alo
)%S5%ND ''/ 'n this e=+losi,e *ollo$-u+ to his 9scar-nominate! *ilm )aslan!, *ilmmaker ;osh Fo= uses his tra!emark !ark humor to take a !ee+er, broa!er look at the !an ers o* hy!raulic *racturin , or *rackin , the contro,ersial metho! o* e=tractin natural as an! oil, no$ occurrin on a lobal scale- )aslan! &art '', $hich +remiere! at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festi,al, sho$s ho$ the stakes ha,e been raise! on all si!es in one o* the most im+ortant en,ironmental issues *acin our nation to!ay- The *ilm ar ues that the as in!ustry>s +ortrayal o* natural as as a clean an! sa*e alternati,e to oil is a myth an! that *racke! $ells ine,itably leak o,er time, contaminatin $ater an! air, hurtin *amilies, an! en!an erin our climate- The *ilm also looks at ho$ the +o$er*ul oil an! as in!ustry is, in Fo=>s $or!s, ?contaminatin our !emocracy@T('&54 D'A'D4/ Tri+le Di,i!e is &ublic 7eral!'s *irst in,esti ations into ine,itable, ne ati,e im+acts *rom shale as in!ustrial !e,elo+ment an! ho$ those im+acts are han!le! by the state, s+eci*ically the &ennsyl,ania De+artment o* 4n,ironmental &rotection- Narrate! $ith hel+ *rom actor an! a!,ocate Mark (u**alo, maBor *in!in s inclu!e stark ne li ence an! en!an erment o* +ublic an! en,ironmental health !ue to shale as e=traction- Throu h +ersonal stories, e=+ert inter,ie$s, an! in,esti ation o* state case *iles, Tri+le Di,i!e tells a cautionary tale about the corru+tion o* a +ublic a ency meant to re ulate in!ustry an! +rotect the +ublic an! en,ironment- Thou h e=traction o* shale as $ill one !ay en!, takin many 'boom an! bust' Bobs $ith it, contaminate! roun!$ater aCui*ers, +ollute! lan!, an! stories o* ,ictimiDation $ill remain- 1ut some &ennsyl,anians, *e! u+ $ith corru+tion an! !estruction, $on't ' o !o$n' $ithout a *i ht-