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Re: [SFVeg] Special Screening: The Real Dirt on Farmer John, Jan 15

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    ... Thank you. ... -- June Faison Valley Oak Systems www.valleyoak.com 925-984-3613
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      On Jan 11 23:53, "kmiles12" <kmiles12@...> wrote:
      > Would you happen to know of a Vegan Pizza place in Oakland? Sorry to just email you, I am just not that computer oriented and not sure how to email the group.

      Thank you.
      > Subject: [SFVeg] Special Screening: The Real Dirt on Farmer John, Jan 15
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      > Sponsored by the San Francisco Vegetarian Society
      >
      > Collective Eye and Film Arts Foundation are very pleased to announce a
      > special screening, celebration and fundraiser for grassroots outreach
      > of the feature documentary THE REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN, with
      > sponsorship by the San Francisco Vegetarian Society
      >
      > Saturday, January 15, 2005
      > Brava Theatre Center 2781- 24th Street at York
      > (parking available at the SF General Hospital Lot at 23rd St. and San
      > Bruno)
      > 6:30p.m.
      > Tickets are $20.
      > Buy your tickets in advance!
      > To purchase tickets:
      > http://www.brava.org
      >
      > Please feel free to forward this invitation.
      >
      > The epic tale of a maverick Midwestern farmer.
      > Castigated as a pariah in his community, Farmer
      > John bravely transforms his farm amidst a failing
      > economy, vicious rumors, and arson. He succeeds
      > in creating a bastion of free __expression and a
      > revolutionary form of agriculture in rural America.
      >
      > Directed/Produced by Taggart Siegel, Produced by Teri Lang, Edited by
      > Greg Snider, Music composed by Mark Orton (Tin Hat Trio), Additional
      > Music by Dirty Three.
      >
      >
      > "The film evolves into a deeply moving metaphor for the struggles of
      > an
      > entire generation. His triumphant story is
      > essential for all of us city folk who have found ourselves despairing
      > for the Earth and what has seemed like our inevitable alienation from
      > it."
      > - Mark Achbar,director, The Corporation
      >
      > "Farmer John is a character of magnitude´┐Ża maverick, and a
      > philosopher
      > of the soil who is ready to reflect in elegant prose on the meaning
      > of
      > being alive."
      > -Michael Rabiger,
      > author, Directing the Documentary &
      > Directing: Film Techniques and Aesthetics
      >
      > "Far more than the story of one beleaguered farmer, it is a riveting
      > dramatic allegory about human nature and the nature of our society as
      > we
      > enter a new troubled century."
      > -CR Lawn
      > Farm Advocate
      >
      > "A combination of humor, pathos, despair and renewed hope is paced in
      > a
      > documentary framework that keeps your attention."
      > -Jim Sluyter
      > Growing Together, a Conference for
      > Community Supported Agriculture
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      > Yahoo! Groups Links
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      --
      June Faison
      Valley Oak Systems
      www.valleyoak.com
      925-984-3613
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