“In 1989 Tracy Edwards leads the first all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Race, a gruelling yachting competition that covers 33,000 miles and lasts nine months.” (Google summary)
Oct 15th at The East Hampton Library
Free Screening, register by calling (631) 324-0222 ext.3 or at the Eventbrite link below:
Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary in 1990, “For All Mankind,” is An in-depth look at various NASA moon landing missions, starting with Apollo 8. It was directed by Al Reinert with music by Brian Eno. The film concentrates on the beauty of the Earth as seen from space with the experiences of Apollo crew members and mission control staff played over original mission footage.
Wed, July 17, 2019
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Join the East Hampton Library as we welcome filmmakers Benjamin and Orson Cummings for a screening of their documentary, Killer Bees!
Following the screening, stay for a Q&A with the filmmakers!
KILLER BEES spotlights the famed Bridgehampton basketball team as they prepare to defend their state championship title. Following the young men on and off the court, filmmakers Benjamin and Orson Cummings explore the Bees’ historical importance within the local community. More than just a high school team, the Bees are a symbol of hope—particularly to those who are struggling to survive racism, income inequality and gentrification in one of the wealthiest districts in the country. Produced by NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, KILLER BEES is a nuanced look at the powerful role sports play in overcoming adversity.
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Join the Energy Sustainability Committee and the Recycling and Litter Committee as they sponsor a screening of the Academy Award winning documentary. Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim follows Al Gore on the lecture circuit, as the former presidential candidate campaigns to raise public awareness of the dangers of global warming and calls for immediate action to curb its destructive effects on the environment.
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This spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity. (IMDB)
Turkish, with English Subtitles
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The East Hampton Library, in partnership with The Merwin Conservancy will be screening Even Though the Whole World is Burning, an 82 minute feature documentary directed by Stefan Schaefer about the life and work of environmental activist, Poet Laureate and two-time Pulitzer winner, W.S. Merwin. This special screening, discussion, and reception is arranged courtesy of The Merwin Conservancy, a Maui, Hawaii based nonprofit dedicated to preserving the living legacy of W.S. Merwin, his writing, his home, and his stunning palm forest.
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