A documentary that tells the story of America’s addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly today, and explains clearly and simply how we can end it – and finally win choice at the pump.

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The film is showing Friday at 7:30 pm and Saturday at 4:30 pm.

Goji Cafe is a vegan Asian cafe with a delicious all-you-can-eat Sunday buffet. The film is Soul Food Junkies. The film explores food traditions that are hard to change, especially when they're passed on from generation to generation. Baffled by his dad's unwillingness to change his traditional soul food diet in the face of a health crisis, filmmaker Byron Hurt sets out to learn more about this rich culinary tradition and its relevance to black cultural identity.



Do you like short films and documentaries? Intelligent conversation? Great food and cocktails? Check out NTEP’s first Green Screen.

They’ll be showing and discussing a series of short films over a variety of topics, including recycling, waste and water. J.Black's will be donating a portion of the proceeds to the North Texas Emerging Professionals.

Presentations will cover topics that bluebirders, new and experienced, will find interesting and informative.

Featured Speakers: 

Keith Kridler,author and naturalist - Bluebirds and More 

Jim Varnum,  Texas Master Naturalist -  Native Plant Gardening to Attract Birds and Butterflies 

Other Presentations: Bluebird Basics, House Sparrow Control, and more 

Special Screening: Bluebird Man, a half-hour documentary film about the role of 91-year-old Al Larson in the recovery of the bluebird


Standard Advance Registration: $15. Box Lunch and 2 Door prize tickets.    Deadline:  August 9th 

At-the-door Registration: $6. No meal and no door prize tickets. 

Friday Evening Dinner and Social:

Pay-as-you-go dinner at Spring Creek Barbeque, $10 refundable reservation required on registration form.*    

Social immediately after in La Quinta Meeting Room. BYOB (donations for Margaritas).   Deadline: Aug. 9th.

Screening of the award-winning documentary, which follows one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Free. Info: Karl at 817-451-1505 or administrator@firstjefferson.org.

The locally produced movie focuses on the rally in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 17, 2013, where 50,000 people from around the country came in freezing weather and said NO to the Keystone XL pipeline. It includes footage on the Texas bus that traveled 34 hours to the rally, along with exclusive footage and interviews with residents affected by the devastating oil spill in Mayflower, Arkansas. Refreshments. Free. 


Screening of the documentary Green Fire about environmentalists Aldo Leopold, who shaped the U.S. National Parks environmental policy. Free. Info: 214-509-4911

Blockadia Rising: Voices of the Tar Sands Blockade is an hour-long documentary film written, edited and narrated by Garrett Graham, an active participant of the Tar Sands Blockade, a grassroots effort to stop the tar sands pipeline. Features exclusive video footage shot by the blockaders themselves during the course of more than six months of sustained resistance. 

The screening is free.

READ MORE:  garrettgraham.org/tag/blockadia-rising/

Tilikum is a 12,000lb orca involved in several deaths while in captivity. The documentary, directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, uses film footage and interviews with experts to illustrate their extraordinary nature, social structures and close family relations, which are disrupted by living in captivity. Refreshments are provided. Audience discussion follows. Free. Info: JudAnnWat@sbcglobal.net.

The film Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time highlights Leopold’s extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement.

Tickets include 1 drink for the bar, appetizers, admission and talk following. Proceeds benefit the Connemara Conservancy. $25.