Community Cinema: Strong!

Date: 
Thursday, May 24, 2012 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, Vt.
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Strong!"

Cheryl Haworth is a young woman with a big dream: to be the strongest woman in the world. As the 300-pound U.S. Olympic weightlifter prepares for Beijing 2008, she struggles with injury, confidence, and her place in a world where larger women are not readily accepted.

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Community Cinema is presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro Community TV, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library

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Community Cinema: Hell and Back Again

Date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2012 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, Vt.
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Hell and Back Again."

U.S. Marine Sergeant Nathan Harris, 25, leads his unit to fight a ghostlike enemy in Afghanistan. Wounded in battle, Harris returns to North Carolina and his devoted wife to fight pain, addiction, and the terrifying normalcy of life at home. 

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Community Cinema is presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro Community TV, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library

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Community Cinema: Revenge of the Electric Car

Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2012 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, Vt.
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Revenge of the Electric Car."

Filmmaker Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. Without using a single drop of foreign oil, this new generation of car is America’s future: fast, furious, and cleaner than ever. 

Visit Catamount Arts website for more information.

Community Cinema is presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro Community TV, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library

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Community Cinema: More Than a Month

Date: 
Thursday, February 16, 2012 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, Vt.
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "More Than a Month."

Filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman sets off on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. His tongue-in-cheek journey explores the complexity and contradictions of relegating an entire group’s history to one month in a so-called“post-racial” America. 

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Community Cinema is presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro Community TV, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library

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Community Cinema: Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock

Date: 
Thursday, January 19, 2012 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, Vt.
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock."

Daisy Bates was a complex, unconventional, and largely forgotten heroine of the civil rights movement who led the charge to desegregate the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. 

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Community Cinema is presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro Community TV, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library

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Community Cinema: Taking Root

Date: 
Thursday, December 15, 2011 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, Vt.
Phone: 
802-748-2600
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Taking Root."

How does the simple act of planting trees lead to winning the Nobel Peace Prize? Ask Wangari Maathai of Kenya. In 1977, she suggested rural women plant trees to address problems stemming from a degraded environment. Under her leadership, their tree-planting grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, defend human rights and promote democracy. And brought Maathai the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. 

Visit Catamount Arts website for more information.

Community Cinema is presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro Community TV, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library.

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"Prohibition" Screening & Discussion

Date: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Ferrisburgh Town Offices & Community Center
City, State: 
Ferrisburgh, Vt.
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

The Public is invited to come share their memories and stories of the Prohibition  Era, specifically as they relate to the Ferrisburgh community between 1920–1933.

There will be a discussion, beginning at 7:00 pm, followed by a 25-minute preview of the series which will be aired on Vermont Public Television, October 2–4.

This event is co-sponsored by Vermont Public Television & the Ferrisburgh Historical Society. 

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Time Traveler - Classroom Materials

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Time Traveler
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An accompanying Teacher's Guide suggests hands-on activities, discussion and writing assignment topics and provides research resources, all geared to enhance an interactive classroom learning experience.
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Time Traveler Videos

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Green Mountain Foliage Festival

Date: 
Sunday, October 2, 2011 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Location: 
Sugarbush Resort
Address: 
Lincoln Peak, 64 Gate House Lane
City, State: 
Warren, Vt.
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Join collaborating partners and the public at a special fall foliage festival on Sunday, October 2. In recent weeks dozens of environmental and conservation groups have teamed up organize a public centennial celebration of the Weeks Act, the landmark environmental law that was passed by Congress in 1911 and led to the creation of nearly 20 million acres of national forest system lands in the eastern United States.

This free, rain or shine event will feature; live music by the Starline Rhythm Boys, chairlift (foliage) tours, environmental and conservation exhibits, a recognition ceremony, a showing of the new Weeks Act DVD, a forest tour, a wildlife walk, a discussion about heritage resources and other kid friendly outdoor activities. Retail food and beverages will also be made available. 

This will be an opportunity learn more about the historical significance of the Weeks Act and past, present and future efforts on the Green Mountain National Forest. Come to enjoy the foliage, the live music and family fun outdoor activities.

We hope to see you there!

For more information, contact Ethan Ready, Green Mountain National Forest, 802-747-6760.

See the flyer for this event.

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