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May, 2019

The Island President (PG)

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green
Woodstock, VT 05091 United States
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After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea.

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June, 2019

Surviving Progress

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm
Woodstock Town Hall Theatre, 31 The Green
Woodstock, VT 05091 United States
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Ronald Wright, whose best-seller, “A Short History Of Progress” inspired this film, reveals how civilizations are repeatedly destroyed by “progress traps” — alluring technologies serve immediate needs, but ransom the future. Surviving Progress presents the story of human advancement as awe-inspiring and double-edged. It reveals the grave risk of running the 21st century’s software — our know-how — on the ancient hardware of our primate brain which hasn’t been upgraded in 50,000 years. Primatologist Jane Goodall, author Margaret Atwood, and activists from the Congo, Canada, and USA — place their hope in our ingenuity and moral evolution.

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