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First Friday at PhillyCAM! Eco-Films To Watch

Happy October! Plans to celebrate? Join PhillyCAM First Friday October Viewing Party.

The Painted Bride Arts Center (232 Vine Street) & PhillyCAM are hosting a special 2-hour, community produced programming on the theme of sustainability tonight (October 1st) from 5:30 pm–7:30pm.  Hosted by social commentator Desire Grover, producer of GhettoPrint and Community Organizer for the Energy Justice Network, you can meet producers and local environmental organizations.

Here’s a sneak peak of Ed Golden’s Re-CYCLE, for you recycling & bicycling enthusiasts! (luckily, I am both!)

Here’s the list of featured programs:

  • Newly Greens (10 min segment) by Kaizen Productions is a series focused on healthy, sensible living
  • Re-Cycle (9 min) By Ed Golden – The Pedal Co-op uses bikes to collect recyclables and compost throughout Philadelphia.
  • Bike Pledge (3 min) & Free the River Park (15 min) by Rob Stuart (Evolve Strategies) is the story of citizen’s fight to save the Schuylkill River Park
  • Green Tea Party “It’s Elemental” (30 min) By Big Tea Party: This video introduces concepts that lead to living a more environmentally friendly or ‘green’ life
  • GhettoPrint (3 segments, 14 min) By Desire Grover is a grassroots journal & network. A Chester stationed video blog for ALL to enjoy:
  1. Ghetto Print #1 Healthcare Circus – Stepping Into It! Chester’s Co-op Addresses Community Food Access Dilemma by Chester’s Community Grocery Co-op (15 min): Members of the Co-op address food access issues in Chester, a city with no supermarket (Scribe Video Center Community Visions)
  2. Ghetto Print #2 Chester Green – The Story of Stuff Project by Annie Leonard is an animated humorous discourse on environmental concerns toward a more sustainable, just world.
  3. Ghetto Print #3 Why African American –
  • the “After Party”: LAID TO WASTE, A Chester Neighborhood Fights for its Future by George McCollough & Rob Behar

Can’t make it to the Painted Bride Arts Center? You can watch through Philadelphia Community Access Media cablecasts on Comcast 66/966 & Verizon FIOS 29/30.

Posted by Julie

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Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher

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