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Friday, January 23, 2009

'Fighting Goliath: Texas Coal Wars' Documentary at Guild Saturday

The Albuquerque chief of the 34-minute narrative film Fighting Goliath: Texas Coal Wars will be screened at the Guild Cinema (3405 Central Avenue NE - Albuquerque) this Saturday, January 24, at Noon. Described by Robert Redford, the narrative takes after the account of an improbable organization among farmers, religious pioneers, CEOs, people group gatherings, administrators, legal advisors, and natives occupied with a high-stakes fight for clean air. The film depicts the effective endeavors in Texas to stop development of eight customary coal-terminated power plants optimized by the Governor to be worked in Eastern and Central Texas.

Robert Redford had this so say in regards to the film, delivered by The Redford Center at the Sundance Preserve and Alpheus Media: "The core of this film is truly about issues of wellbeing, who and what is to come and the estimation of our own territory and assets. The film was made to help the narrative of the Texas coalition and their battle against a mammoth power organization. It is our method for giving different states and groups a model for what can happen when individuals assume individual liability and get comes about. We need to tell individuals that they don't need to surrender trust."

Elouise Brown of Dooda (No) Desert Rock, who's driving the battle against the coal-let go Desert Rock Power Plant anticipated land inside the Navajo Nation close Farmington, will be the visitor speaker at the screening. An allow for the 1,500 megawatt Sithe Global Desert Rock coal-let go control plant got a genuine misfortune on Thursday when the Environmental Protection Agency's own particular Environmental Appeals Board conceded a survey of the majority of the logical and lawful issues raised by bunches contradicted to the plant. The choice came because of an interest documented by a coalition of Navajo and preservation bunches who have been battling the proposed plant.

Screening tickets: $5 per person. Sponsored by New Mexico Interfaith Power & Light.

January 23, 2009 at 03:18 PM in Energy, Environment, Events, Film | Permalink