Living Downstream: A Film on Cancer and the Environment

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By Ryan Nagel

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 22, 2011 at 5:15 PM until 7:15 PM

Location: Bijou Arts Cinema, Eugene

Phone: 541-465-8860

Email: aguzman@oregontoxics.org

Link: http://www.oregontoxics.org/SandraS.html

Event Description

In her exclusive Oregon appearance, noted author, biologist, and cancer survivor, Dr. Sandra Steingraber comes to Eugene on April 28th to speak about the links between cancer and the common presence of toxic chemicals in our environment and everyday products. Oregon Toxics Alliance (OTA), a non-profit dedicated to improving Oregon’s environmental health, is hosting Dr. Steingraber and several showings of the film based on her first book, Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment.

The full-length, critically-acclaimed documentary, Living Downstream, will be shown at the Bijou Art Cinemas four times this month (first showing: this Sunday, April 17th at Noon). Two of the film showings will offer a chance for community dialogue about the issues of health and toxic chemicals in our community. Oregon Toxics Alliance Executive Director, Lisa Arkin will be available after the film showing on April 17th for a 1 hour discussion with the audience about topics covered in the documentary. This will be repeated after the 2PM film showing the following Sunday, April 24th. (Proceeds from all 4 film showings will benefit OTA’s work for environmental health and justice.)

Dates:
April 17th (Sunday) – Noon - includes a 1 hour community dialogue with OTA Executive Director, Lisa Arkin
April 22nd (Friday) and 23rd (Saturday) - 5:15 pm
April 24th (Sunday) - 2 pm - includes a 1 hour community dialogue with OTA Executive Director, Lisa Arkin

* 492 East 13th Ave. / Eugene, OR 97401

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