Oil do­cu­men­ta­ry playing in Hud­son

Pro­du­cer to at­tend, ans­wer ques­tions

L'Etoile - - IN OTHER WORDS -

A Hud­son en­vi­ron­men­tal group will screen the do­cu­men­ta­ry H2Oil to­mor­row night at the Ste­phen F. Shaar Com­mu­ni­ty Centre, lo­ca­ted at 394 Main Rd. inHud­son.

Go Green Hud­son will show the contro­ver­sial film by Shan­nonWalsh which in­ves­ti­gates the ef­fects of Al­ber­ta’s oil sands on the pro­vince’s wa­ter sup­ply, and how some are trying to de­fend the wa­ter against tar sands ex­pan­sion.

The group notes that it takes up to four bar­rels of fresh wa­ter to pro­duce one bar­rel of crude oil fromAl­ber­ta’s oil sands.

In ad­di­tion, the film’s pro­du­cer, Sa­rah Spring, will at­tend the scree­ning, ans­wer ques­tions and take part in a dis­cus­sion af­ter the film. The scree­ning is the group’s first event of their 2009-2010 Film/Se­mi­nar Se­ries. A free scree­ning of H2Oil will take place on Dec. 10. The film starts at 7:30 p.m.

For in­for­ma­tion about Go Green Hud­son or to find out about other up­co­ming events, go to: go­green­hud­son@gmail.com or call 450 458-7606.

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