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Food for Thought Film Series: DIVEST!

  • Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre 508 S. Main St. Moscow, Idaho 83843 (map)


FREE screening Wednesday, March 22 doors open at 6:30pm with the film starting at 7pm at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 S. Main, Moscow, ID.

A big thank you to our co-sponsor for the Food for Thought Film Series, the University of Idaho Sustainability Center! Join us for a FREE community screening ofDIVEST! on Wednesday, March 22 at 7pm. Stick around after the film for a short talk and open Q+A with Nez Perce activist, Gary Dorr.

Film Synopsis:
As world governments struggle to meet the aspirational limit of 1.5°C of global warming agreed to at COP21 in Paris, the ‘Do the Math’ campaign is gaining international support. Targeting the fossil fuel industry in an effort to withdraw its social license to operate, DIVEST! chronicles Bill McKibben’s work on the 'Do the Math' bus tour across the United States in 2012 as it launched the fossil fuel divestment campaign.

Blending global warming science, concert performances, and inspiring speeches each night, Bill McKibben and special guests laid out the findings in his landmark Rolling Stone article 'Global Warming's Terrifying New Math' and made both the moral and historical case for divestment. Three years later over 500 institutions representing over 3 trillion dollars in assets have committed to divest. The film explores the inspiration and action that can happen when we engage our communities. 

Running Time: 77 minutes