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Monday, June 10, 2013

The story the oil and gas companies don't want you to know

Where: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall
4141 Fifth Avenue (Oakland)
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

When: June 20th, 7pm
What: GASLAND2, Advance Screening and Q&A with Emmy-winning Director Josh Fox (No tickets; seating first come, first served.)

Gasland Part II is an HBO Documentary Films release presented by Gasland Grassroots. It will premiere on HBO on July 8th.

"Mr. Fox told his hometown paper recently that Gasland Part II would continue to follow what’s happened to some of the people whose stories were told in Gasland. He hastened to add that the environment is not the only issue that the film addresses. “(I)t’s about another layer of contamination due to fracking,” he said, “which is a contamination of our democracy.”

“More than anything else, the film is about how we have to take back our power. We have to take back our democracy, because it has been captured by the oil and gas industry at every level, from state regulatory to Congress and all the way on up. And we’re going to have to fight to get that structure serving the people again.”