START is a proud partner with the U.S. Green Building Council Florida, City of Sarasota Ready for 100% Clean Renewable Energy for All and Transition Sarasota in the screening of award-winning documentary movies that highlight important environmental and social issues. Some of the topics covered include the environmental impacts of serving the typical American diet, the problem with plastics polluting the ocean and the effects of rising sea levels.
Tickets for the screenings are $10.00, including food and beverage service, and are available online at GREEN MOVIES THAT MATTER. Visiting with the participating green business sponsors and environmental non-profit organizations also will create some interesting networking opportunities. Walk-ins are welcome, but registration in advance helps avoid food waste.
The schedule for the monthly screenings is shown below:
Date Movie Location
April 27 The True Cost Unitarian Universalist Church
May 8 Troubled Waters
& Facing the Surge Mote Marine Theater
May 25 Ahead of the Tide Unitarian Universalist Church
& Facing the Surge
June 22 Troubled Waters Unitarian Universalist Church
July 27 Sonic Sea Unitarian Universalist Church
August 24 Fed Up Unitarian Universalist Church
Sept. 13 A Plastic Ocean Mote Marine Theater
Sept. 29 A Plastic Ocean Unitarian Universalist Church
October 26 Food Choices Unitarian Universalist Church
The Unitarian Universalist Church is located at 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34232. The events begin with a social gathering at 6:00 Pm with the screening starting at 7:00 PM.
The Mote Marine Theater is located at 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236. The events begin with a social gathering at 12:00 noon with the screening starting at 1:00 PM.
Be sure to take the opportunity to see at least a few of these outstanding documentary films.