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Spring 2017 Documentary Film Series

Author: Gail Payne

Photo Credit: James Balog

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 6:30pm Chasing Ice, 2012 (75 min.) Followed by a discussion with:

  • Beth Fiteni and Lynn Meyer from Citizen’s Climate Lobby

  • SUNY Farmingdale, Renewable Energy & Sustainability Center on 2016 International Sustainability Conference in Germany

Film synopsis - In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate.


Thursday, April 20, 2017, 6:30pm Going Green - Every Home an Eco-Home, 2006 (24 min.)

Followed by presentations:

  • Improving energy efficiency in your home, Dan Malesardi and Jill Wasser, NYS Department of Public Service

  • Community Solar, Ryan Madden, Power Up Communities

Film synopsis - Simple ways to save energy from new ideas like sun pipes that bring natural daylight into your home to age old traditions like composting and buying local.


Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 6:30pm The Threat to N. American Hardwood Forests and Trees, 2008 (34 min.), Rutgers Coop Extension, NJ Agricultural Experiment Station

Followed by presentation:

  • Controlling invasive beetles, Anthony Becker, LI Sierra Club

Film synopsis: Discusses the ecological impact of and eradication methods for the Asian long-horned beetle in the United States.


Directions: From East: Montauk Hwy. (27A) half mile west of Great Neck Rd., Copiague. Right (north) on Deauville Blvd., library on right, next to elementary school. From West: Montauk Hwy. (27A) one mile east of Rte. 110/Broadway, Amityville. Left (north) on Deauville Blvd., library on right, next to elementary school.


All films will be screened at Copiague Memorial Public Library (lobby auditorium), 50 Deauville Blvd. *free to members and public,* free refreshments*,*suitable for kids of all ages*


Time: 6:30pm |*free to members and public,* free refreshments*,*directions below*

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