All screenings and events are free and open to the public, and doors will open a half hour prior to each screening. For more information, visit www.environment.yale.edu/film
Thursday, April 16
Food, Inc. exposes the highly mechanized underbelly of the nation's food industry and reveals the shocking truth about what we eat and how it's produced. 93 minutes. 7 p.m., Criterion Cinemas.
17 (Davies Auditorium,
Gimme Green is a
humorous look at the American obsession with the residential lawn and the
effects it has on our environment, our wallets and our outlook on life. 27
minutes. 10 a.m., Linsly-Chittenden Hall, room 101,
Ten Thousand Shovels
uses satellite imagery, historic photos and contemporary film footage to
illustrate the dramatic process of urbanization in southern
Fuel presents how alternative and sustainable energies can reduce the world's dependence on fossil fuels, and features interviews with Woody Harrelson, Sheryl Crow and Larry Hagman. 111 minutes. 12:30 p.m.
The East Coast premiere of Crude chronicles a 13-year-long battle between communities nearly destroyed by oil drilling and development and Chevron, one of the biggest companies on Earth. 100 minutes. 4 p.m.
Trouble the Water, nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary, is a redemptive tale of two self-described street hustlers who become heroes during Hurricane Katrina and then seize a chance for a new beginning. 96 minutes. 7:30 p.m.
April 18 (all showings,
Milking the Rhino
examines the deepening conflict between humans and animals in rural
Cheat Neutral offers a unique market-based solution to infidelity. For the cost of a condom, those who have cheated on their partners can have their cheating "offset" by a global network of fidelity. 5 minutes. 4:30 p.m.
The Garden is an Oscar-nominated documentary that follows a group of low-income families struggling to protect a 14-acre urban farm in the middle of South Central Los Angeles from bureaucratic real estate developers. 104 minutes. 4:30 p.m.
Sharkwater debunks historical stereotypes and media depictions of sharks as bloodthirsty, man-eating monsters. 95 minutes. 7:30 p.m.
Attack of the Sea
Slugs follows the path of these creatures, which have an acquired taste for sea
I Live in the Woods. 4
minutes. 10 p.m. GPSCY Bar,
Christmas trees decide to fight back. 15 minutes, 10 p.m. GPSCY Bar,
Grocery Store Wars, a
takeoff on Star Wars, features Cuke Skywalker, Ham Solo, Chewbroccoli and Obi
Wan Cannoli doing battle with Darth Tader, evil lord of the Dark Side of the
Farm. 5 minutes. 10 p.m., GPSCY Bar,
Sunday, April 19
The Queen of Trees
depicts one of nature's oddest couples: a tiny wasp and a giant sycamore.
Without the wasp, the tree could not pollinate its flowers and produce seeds,
and without the fig, the wasp would have nowhere to lay its eggs. 55 minutes.
In Saving Luna, people
fall in love with an orca on