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FCWC: FREE Environmental Film Series February 27-March 25 With Panel Discussion

  • March 02, 2021
  • 7:30 PM
  • March 25, 2021
  • 8:30 PM
  • Virtual Event

This fundraising event is a panel discussion of the Films Series which is screening from 2/27 to 3/25 on Pleasantville Community Television.

Click on the film names below to watch the documentary.

Collective Eye Films has produced amazing environmental and social justice films. Three are streaming on Pleasantville Community Television this month, co-sponsored by Federated Conservationists of Westchester County, and Films on Purpose.

The three films: Queen of the Sun, SEED: The Untold Story, and Modified should all be mandatory viewing for anyone concerned with environmental issues!  

The films will be followed with a panel discussion led by Carol G. Durst-Wertheim, Ph.D., President of FCWC, on March 25th 7:30-8:30 pm.  

This event is a FUNDRAISER for the four groups participating in making this possible!

There is NO CHARGE to view the films; DONATIONS for joining the discussion made to FCWC will be greatly appreciated, and shared with PCTV and Collective Eye Films.

Collective Eye Films is a non-profit film distribution company started by award-winning filmmakers who value independent artists. 

 SEED: The Untold Story Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds, worshiped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. This documentary follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared, as biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds.  

Queen of the Sun: What are the bees telling us? QUEEN takes us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive. This ultimately uplifting film weaves the an unusual and dramatic story of the struggles of beekeepers, as told by them as well as scientists and philosophers from around the world. 

Modified features the story of filmmaker Aube Giroux and her mother as they embark on a personal and investigative journey to find out why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in the United States and Canada, despite being labeled in 64 countries around the world.  

  • FCWC, founded in 1965, envisions a county in which an environmental ethic defines and shapes all public and private decisions.
  • Our mission is to provide leadership that educates about environmental issues, advocates sound decision making, and unifies groups and individuals to protect and preserve Westchester's environment and address climate change.

Please register for panel discussion

* suggested donation levels ($25 or $50) *

*some complimentary tickets available*


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