H2Oil Film Screening with Director Shannon Walsh
Thursday, November 5, 2009
H2Oil the film folliowed by Q&A with Director Shannon Walsh
H2Oil follows a voyage of discovery, heartbreak and politicization in the stories of those attempting to defend water in Alberta against tar sands expansion. Unlikely alliances are built and lives are changed as they come up against the largest industrial project in human history.
Ultimately we ask what is more important, oil or water? And what will be our response?
With hope and courage H2Oil tells the story of one of the most significant, and destructive projects of our time. (trailer for the film at: www.h2oildoc.com)
Room 120, MacKinnon Building, University of Guelph campus
H2OIL FACTSHEET: What Are the Tar Sands? Alberta sits over one of the largest recoverable oil patches in the world, second only to Saudi Arabia. It covers 149, 000 square kilometers, an area larger than Florida, and holds at least 175 billion barrels of
Suggested $5 donation to go towards the cost of the festival