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Sustain Floyd Movie: “The Messenger”
April 20, 2017 : 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm$5.00
Second Film in SustainFloyd’s Spring Film Serires……”The Messenger”
THE MESSENGER is an artful investigation into the causes of songbird mass depletion and the compassionate people who are working to turn the tide. The film takes viewers on a visually stunning journey revealing how the problems facing birds also pose daunting implications for our planet and ourselves.
Humans once believed that birds could carry messages, their presence was meaningful. They have helped predict the change of seasons, the coming of storms and the rise of toxins in the food chain. Once again they have something to tell us.
The 2017 SustainFloyd Spring Film Series will continue Thursday evening, April 20, at the Floyd Country Store with the screening of “The Messenger,” which looks at humanity’s deep connection to birds. The final film of the Series will be “Freightened,” an audacious investigation into the mechanics and perils of cargo shipping. “Freightened” will be shown on Thursday evening, May 18 at the Floyd Country Store. Everyone is invited and asked to bring a dish for a potluck dinner at 6 p.m. that will be followed by the film, at about 6:30 p.m.
SustainFloyd is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization that founded the Floyd Farmers Market. SustainFloyd aims to localize the economy; enhance and protect natural and cultural resources; develop robust local food systems; and advance issues related to energy independence, access to markets, transportation, recycling and education.
What: 2017 SustainFloyd Spring Film Series “The Messenger”
Potluck Dinner @ 6:00 p.m. Movie@ 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20
Where: Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust St., Floyd, VA
Who: Everyone invited! $5/Movie with Potluck Dinner. Bring a dish!