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!
Bristol Library 6750 County Rd 32 Canandaigua NY 14424 Info: 585-229-5862 March 25th 6PM – 8PM A free screening of COMFORT ZONE followed by a presentation of a local family’s efforts to change. Mark and Diana Thorn (who are featured in the film) will go into more detail, update you on their latest carbon-cutting efforts, and answer questions.
COMFORT ZONE is an official selection at One Earth Film Festival in Chicago. The screening and Q&A with the filmmakers will be Saturday, March 8, 2014 @12:30-2:15pm, Oak Park Main Library, 2nd Floor Veteran’s Room,834 Lake Street, Oak Park IL. (Oak Park is bordering Chicago, and is accessible via 2 of the city’s main transit lines).
Friday Nov. 8, 7:30 PM Dunkirk, NY SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator 214 Central Ave.
Thursday, Nov. 7, 8:00 PM Fredonia, NY Jewett Hall 101 SUNY Fredonia Campus
Sunday Nov. 3, 1:30 PM Fredonia, NY Grange #1 58 West Main St.
Saturday Nov 2, 2:00 pm Kate Gleason Auditorium, Central Library 115 South Avenue Rochester NY Free, open to the public and followed by an expert panel discussion.