See this article from Rochester’s City News for an interview with Rochester physician Colleen Fogarty about the public health consequences of climate change, highlighting a recent screening and panel discussion.
Personal choices. Agricultural impacts. Infrastructure. Technology. Climate change has many dimensions, and should be part of the curriculum at multiple ages and from multiple perspectives. With its personal perspective, light touch, and grounding in the details of everyday life, the film is a great way to open the discussions. Contact us if you would like to brainstorm about COMFORT ZONE could be used in your class, or if you would like to have a filmmaker attend a screening.
“People from the beginning tried to dissuade us from being co-directors,” Donnelly says. “Most films have one vision, but this is three visions woven together. Now that it’s done I think those different viewpoints will help more people connect to what we’re saying, but it did make it more difficult to complete the process.” A movie reviewer interviews the filmmakers and explores the story of how the film came to be made.
Here is a story about Dave’s ties to Batavia in advance of our premier screening at Greentopia!
Here is a great story that ran in advance of our premier screening by Eric Van Dussen in the Daily Messenger!
Wednesday April 8, 2015 – Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania. COMFORT ZONE will be shown as part of Thiel College’s 17th annual Earth Week celebration. 4 – 6 PM in the Lutheran Heritage Room, HMSC.
Comfort Zone will be shown Tuesday April 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM – Hunter College, New York, NY. Room HW714 (West Bldg. 7th Floor). Enter at 68th & Lexington, southwest corner.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church – Albany, in cooperation with the New York State Office of Climate Change, will present Comfort Zone in St. Paul’s McEwan Hall at 12:15 p.m., Sunday, April 19. A brief discussion of the film will follow, and a light lunch will be provided. Both the film and lunch are free of charge, and all are invited. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 21 Hackett Blvd., Albany, NY.
Sustainability Film Screening a collaboration between the Center for Sustainability and the Environment and Wells Campus Greens Thursday, March 19, 2015 – 7:00P.M. Stratton 209 Free and open to the public
Tuesday January 20, 2015 at 6:30 PM at The Harley School, 1981 Clover Street, Rochester, NY.
October 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Henrietta United Church of Christ, 1400 Lehigh Station Road, Henrietta, NY. Free and open to the public. Presented by the Living In Harmony group. A short Q&A with one of the filmmakers will follow the film.