Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Movie Night: No Impact Man

This Saturday, May 15 at 7 p.m. at the UUCiA (6 Locke St, Andover, MA) : MOVIE NIGHT! (Free)

This month, come and watch No Impact Man. Description:

"It’s a true story: Colin Beavan decides to completely eliminate his personal impact on the environment for the next year. It means eating vegetarian, buying only local food, and turning off the refrigerator. It also means no elevators, no television, no cars, busses, or airplanes, no toxic cleaning products, no electricity, no material consumption, and no garbage.

"No problem – at least for Colin – but he and his family live in Manhattan. So when his espresso guzzling, retail-worshipping wife Michelle and their two-year-old daughter are dragged into the fray, the No Impact Project has an unforeseen impact of its own.

"Laura Gabbert and Justin Schein’s film provides an intriguing inside look into the experiment that became a national fascination and media sensation, while examining the familial strains and strengthened bonds that result from Colin and Michelle’s struggle with their radical lifestyle change."

Bring a friend, beach chair to sit on, and something to drink. We will provide the movie and popcorn!