Film Screening: The End of Suburbia
Posted by on March 25, 2005
SBN Film Screening: “The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and The Collapse of the American Dream” – April 19th, 5:30Pm-8:00PM, Arch Street Meeting House
Since World War II, North Americans have invested much of our newfound wealth in suburbia and a sense of space, affordability and upward mobility that has become the American Dream. But is this way of life sustainable? With brutal honesty and a touch of irony. “The End of Suburbia” explores the American way of life and its prospects as the planet approaches a critical era, as global demand for fossil fuels begins to surpass supply. This film asks, “What can be done NOW, individually and collectively, to avoid the end of suburbia?”
Following the film, a panel of local experts will respond from the perspective of different economic sectors – food, transportation, energy, etc.
Join us for this inspiring look at WHY we need to work towards a local living economy, and what our world could look like if we don’t!
For more info, visit the Sustainable Business Network website: http://www.sbnphiladelphia.org/Phila/viewPage.cfm?pageId=116
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