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Fall Film Series presents Stuart Udall: Politics of Beauty

KS Wild and Rogue Riverkeeper are hosting a screening of two environmental films in a new Fall Film Series, intended to inspire activism through film.

The organizations will screen “Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Southern Oregon University Science Building, 1250 Ashland St., Ashland.  This 78-minute film explores the origins of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. There will be Q&A afterwards with producer Kevin White.

Tickets are $10 for general admission and free for Southern Oregon University students and faculty presenting ID. Space is limited, reserve your tickets today!

Doors open at 6 p.m., and the film starts at 6:30 p.m. A raffle drawing will be held at 7:45 p.m., followed by a Q&A from 8 to 9 p.m.

About the film: Stewart Lee Udall was the most prominent and effective Secretary of the Interior in American history, with a legacy of conservation and environmental justice. Udall called on all Americans to move away from our emphasis on economic growth and consumerism and toward quality of life, and a new politics centered on beauty, frugal living, appreciation of nature and the arts, and a recognition of the Earth’s limits. Also highlighted is his long fight to win compensation for Navajo Indians and “downwinders” who acquired cancer from their exposure to radiation during the Cold War atomic bomb testing.

Date & Time:

November 2 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

Cost:

$10

SOU Science Building

1250 Ashland St.
Ashland, OR 97520 United States

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