Come celebrate mother nature and learn about environmental issues that effect us as Oklahomans, April 17 – April 23.
H2O Film Fest Schedule
Sunday, April 17-6 pm: GASLAND, Academy Award nominated documentary by acclaimed filmmaker Josh Fox. Subject: Gas-fracking effects on local water sources in PA Speaker: Earl Hatley, founder of LEAD Agency, Inc, Grand Riverkeeper and environmental consultant. Monday, April 18-6 pm: RIVER OF WASTE, Former OK Congressman Don McCorkell production. Subject: Effects of poultry industry on NE OK & the Illinois River. Sponsor: Preserve Midtown Speaker: Dr. Bert Fisher, geochemist and poultry pollution expert for the Attorney General of Oklahoma. Tuesday, April 19-6 pm: FLOW: FOR THE LOVE OF WATER Subject: Can Anyone Really Own Water? Sponsor: Oklahoma Chapter-Sierra Club Speaker: David Brown, Sierra Club Conservation Chair. Wednesday, April 20-6 pm: TAR CREEK, Oklahoma filmmaker Matt Myers. Subject: Environmental disaster in Picher, OK & the residents. Sponsor: Grand Riverkeeper Speaker: Earl Hatley, co-founder of LEAD Agency, Inc., Grand Riverkeeper and environmental consultant. Thursday, April 21-6pm: LIQUID ASSETS Subject: Story of essential infrastructure systems-water, wastewater and stormwater with focus on Atlanta, Philadelphia, NYC and other cities. Sponsor: Tulsa League of Women Voters Speaker: Herb Beattie, environmentalist/community supporter. Friday, April 22-6 pm: TAPPED Subject: How bottled water industry has tricked the public into paying for water that many times is not as clean as your tap water. Sponsor: Tulsa Master Recyclers Association (TMRA) Speaker: Diana Askins, TMRA president Saturday, April 23-10:30 am: KID’S FROGGY POND PROGRAM (5-12 yr) Subject: 4 short kid’s films about water followed by fun activities Sponsor: Tulsa Blue Thumb conservation program Leader: Cheryl Cheadle, Tulsa Blue Thumb Saturday, April 23-2 pm: POISONED WATERS Subject: Examines the newest health hazards in our nation’s contaminated waterways highlighting Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound areas. Sponsor: Cherokee CRC Speaker: Guy de Verges, environmental consultant/stormwater Saturday, April 23-6 pm: CHINATOWN, ’74 Academy Award winning Roman Polanski thriller starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and John Huston. Speaker: Bob Brownwood, City of Tulsa Water Supply Manager Subject: A multilayered story set in 1937 Los Angeles following William Mulholland securing water rights in Owen Valley for LA.
Saturday, April 23-8:30pm—Celebrate Water and H2O Film Fest Wrap Party!!