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One Earth Film Festival: Dreaming of a Vetter World

March 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm


CHICAGO-AREA PREMIERE! • 2018,  77 Minutes

Wednesday, March 6 at 6:30PM – Special Time

The BAC is going ALL IN for the planet at the 8th annual One Earth Film Festival, running March 1-10, 2019. As we see the effects of climate change on our planet, it’s time to go ALL IN to spark action, grow hope and build community resilience. Choose from 28 top documentaries for all ages on conservation, climate change, food waste and more at 67 screenings throughout the Chicago region. Engage with more than 15 filmmakers in person or via live video link. After watching the films, you can break them down with fellow audience members, chat with experts and people working in your community, and learn about everyday actions or dig into a hands-on project. Most events are FREE, with a suggested $8 donation. OEFF After Hours events are perfect for date nights or evenings with friends.  Seating is limited. Reservations for free and ticketed events are strongly suggested. Visit oneearthfilmfest.org to reserve tickets, volunteer, sponsor or donate.

Donald Vetter grew up in Nebraska, farming 800 acres with horses. When he came back from WWII and learned about the new agricultural uses for wartime chemicals, Don enthusiastically embraced the Chemical Age. In 1953, he quit spraying, after realizing the chemicals didn’t deliver on promises and they were damaging his soil and killing farm wildlife. Since then, the Vetter farm’s most important “crop” was its soil. “Dreaming of a Vetter World” comes at a time when interest in regenerating soil has exploded worldwide. Others are realizing what the Vetters have known for decades: Soil is key to our very survival.

Teens and Young Adults are encouraged to attend

$6 ($5 BAC Members)