When: Thursday, June 6, 7pm
Where: Northampton Center For The Arts, 33 Hawley Street, Northampton
What: A feature-length documentary chronicling a successful grassroots citizens’ effort to shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear reactor in Vermont, directed by long-time Pioneer Valley filmmaker Robbie Leppzer. Featuring Frances Crowe and other local activists from western Massachusetts and Vermont. Original Music by John Sheldon.
This is a benefit fundraiser to launch a national grassroots film campaign. For more information and to watch a film trailer, visit: www.PowerStruggleMovie.com
This event will also feature the premiere of a short film, FRANCES TURNS 100, chronicling Frances Crowe’s 100th birthday protest march through the streets of Northampton.
Filmmaker Robbie Leppzer will speak and moderate post-screening discussion panels with film participants.
Post-Screening Panel: Features local activists talking about the current status and future of the Vermont Yankee decommissioning process, as well as the long-term public health hazards from high-level radioactive waste that will be stored indefinitely on the banks of the Connecticut River at the Vermont Yankee site. Panelists include: Deb Katz and Harvey Schaktman of the Citizen’s Awareness Network, and Clay Turnbull of the New England Coalition on Nuclear Pollution.
Tickets: $12 advance online / $15 at the door / No one will be turned away for lack of funds.