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Inundation District Film Screening and Q&A with David Abel

April 5 @ 6:30 pm 8:30 pm

Celebrate Earth Day with award-winning reporter and filmmaker David Abel and his 2023 film Inundation District.

In a time of rising seas and intensifying storms, Boston, one of the world’s wealthiest, most-educated cities made a fateful decision to spend billions of dollars erecting a new district along its coast — on landfill, at sea level. Unlike other places imperiled by climate change, this neighborhood of glass towers housing some of the world’s largest companies was built well after scientists began warning of the threats, including many at its renowned universities. The city, which already has more high-tide flooding than nearly any other in the United States, called its new quarter the Innovation District. But with seas rising inexorably, and at an accelerating rate, others are calling the neighborhood by a different name: Inundation District.

Following the film, we will have a Q&A with award-winning reporter, documentary filmmaker, and professor of journalism, David Abel.

Location: Virtual

Free Event. Donations are welcome and go to support our local arts community. Make donations at https://pentanglearts.org/get-involved/donations/

Hosted by Sustainable Woodstock and Pentangle Arts. Made possible by our underwriters VERMONT HUMANITIES, VERMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, and MASCOMA BANK and sponsors Ellaway Group, The Unicorn, Yankee Bookshop, and Mark Knott DDS.