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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:

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.   

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