Meaningful Movies on the Eastside: March and April

These screenings are part of the Meaningful Movies on the East Side series co-sponsored by East Shore with three other local congregations. Tuesday evenings, 6:30 pm, at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church across Factoria Blvd. from Newport High School. Discussion will follow. Suggested donation is $5 per person, but no one will be turned away. Free refreshments!

March 20: 30 Seconds to Midnight

Filmmaker Regis Tremblay states what few others dare to say. Humanity is on the brink of extinction! Nuclear power is not safe. 48 of America’s nuclear power plants are leaking and there is no way to get rid of nuclear waste. America’s reckless provocations of nuclear-armed countries, risk a nuclear holocaust from which no one survives. Climate change, if not mitigated immediately, will end the human experiment on earth sooner rather than later.

April 17: Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds

One of the world’s most precious resources is at risk. Over the last century, seeds have shifted from being common heritage to sovereign property. This timely and emotionally moving film illuminates what is at stake and what can be done to protect the source of nearly all of our food: seeds.