It’s been four years since the Freedom Industries chemical leak that contaminated the drinking water of more than 300,000
Still Life, is a feature documentary about the chemical spill of 2014, the urban crises it caused, and the foundation of chronic environmental devastation within which it occurred. The film uses visceral imagery and poetic narratives to convey a universal experience of hard work, neglect, dirty dealings, death and even dark humor.
When: Saturday, January 6 at 2:30 PM and 5 PM
Tuesday, January 9 at 7 PM
Where: WVIFF’s Underground Cinema,
This is a special screening of a not-quite final product before the final cut of the film is submitted to the big festivals. Those who attend Saturday’s screenings will have the opportunity to take part in special Q&A’s with director Johnny St-Ours. Admission is free but you need to reserve your seat.
Get your tickets here: https://www.showclix.com/event/still-life
In addition to letting you know about the film, we also wanted to take this opportunity to remind you that those affected by the water crisis are eligible to file claims as part of the proposed class action settlement of lawsuits filed in response to the chemical spill. More information is available at https://www.wvwaterclaims.com/. Claims may be submitted online at that same site, and more information also may be obtained by calling 1-855-829-8121. The deadline to file claims is February 21, 2018.
Yours for Action,
Team WV CAG
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