The Epworth United Methodist Church Green Team and the Heartlands Group of the Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter will again present a series of eco-films beginning Sept. 4. The films take on topics ranging from clean air activism to sustainable agriculture. These free movies begin at 7 p.m. at the church, 6450 Allisonville Road, and include a discussion afterward. Snacks and soft drinks will be served. Free-will donations will be accepted to help offset costs.
Fighting Goliath: Texas Coal Wars
with the bonus feature Covenant
launches the series. Narrated by Robert Redford and produced by the Redford Center and Alpheus Media, Fighting Goliath
follows the story of Texans fighting a high-stakes battle for clean air. The film introduces the unlikely partners that have come together to oppose the construction of 19 conventional coal-fired power plants that were slated to be built in eastern and central Texas and that were being fast-tracked by the governor. Covenant
is a short film about people of faith from diverse religious traditions coming together to fight for clean air. For more information on both films, see fightinggoliathfilm.com.
Other films in the series include Sustainable Table
Oct. 2, Whalesong
with musical introduction by Indianapolis Young Bassists Ensemble Nov. 6 and Addicted to Plastic
Dec. 4. For more information: 317-251-1481.