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Cooked: Survival by Zip Code
Wednesday, May 24, 2023 to Friday, May 26, 2023
Cooked: Survival by Zip Code is part of the Sustainable Woodstock Climate Change and Sustainability Film Series
May 24-26, 2022
Free Virtual Screening. Register for Cooked here: cooked.eventbrite.com
In the summer of 1995, Chicago experienced an unthinkable disaster, when extremely high humidity and a layer of heat-retaining pollution drove the heat index up to more than 126 degrees. Cooked: Survival by Zip Code tells the story of this tragic heatwave, the most traumatic in U.S. history, in which 739 citizens died over the course of just a single week, most of them poor, elderly, and African American.
Run Time: 1 hr 16 mins
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For more details about Sustainable Woodstock and to get tickets, visit sustainablewoodstock.org.
Hosted by Sustainable Woodstock and Pentangle Arts. Made possible by our underwriters VERMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION and MASCOMA BANK and sponsors Ellaway Group | The Unicorn | Yankee Bookshop | Mark Knott DDS.