Film Showing: CRUDE - THE REAL PRICE of OIL
begins: Sep 28, 8:00 pm
ends: Sep 28, 10:00 pm
location: Calvary Church (48th & Baltimore)
CRUDE - THE REAL PRICE of OIL
7PM, TUESDAY, SEP. 21
Calvary Church (48th & Baltimore)
"Pollution has created a “death zone” in an area the size of Rhode Island, resulting in increased rates of cancer, leukemia, birth defects, and a multiplicity of other health ailments. They further allege that the oil operations in the region contributed to the destruction of indigenous peoples and irrevocably impacted their traditional way of life."
No, this quote is not 5 years from now, on the effects of the BP spill in the Gulf south of New Orleans.
CRUDE - THE REAL PRICE OF OIL is about a lawsuit against the effects of decades of Chevron's oil drilling practices in Ecuador's rain forests. This timely film focuses on the human cost of oil drilling and the increasingly difficult task of holding a major corporation accountable for its past deeds. 2009; 105 minutes
Film showings are free. For more info: International Action Center 215-724-1618; phillyIAC@peoplesmail.net