Free Movie “Bag IT” at Esquire Theater (Clifton) Thursday May 30th

cincypast plasticTry going a day without plastic. In this touching and often flat-out-funny film, we follow “everyman” Jeb Berrier as he embarks on a global tour to unravel the complexities of our plastic world. What starts as a film about plastic bags evolves into a wholesale investigation into plastic’s effects on our oceans, environment, and bodies. We see how our crazy-for-plastic world has finally caught up to us…and what we can do about it.

Join us May 30, 2013, at 7:30 pm at the Esquire Theatre, 320 Ludlow, Cincinnati, Oh 45220

Sponsored by Sierra Club, ECO: Environmental Community Organization, Cincinnati Past Plastics   This event is free however donations to support the cause are greatly appreciated.

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Reviews

A powerful and deceptively simple movie that is sure to change the way you look at everday objects. I didn’t expect a movie about plastic bags to change my life in such a deep and profound way. Gripping, funny, intelligent and sure to change your life.
Louie Psihoyos
Director, ‘The Cove’
This weekend, I watched the documentary, ‘Bag It,’ and think you should see it too! It explores the product we all use—the plastic bag—and the unexpected consequences of using them.
Ellen DeGeneres
The Ellen Show

The particular power of ‘Bag It’ is how it moves between disturbing facts about plastic production and consumption, and touching interludes about what matters most – the people we love. With humor, statistical rigor, light-heartedness and sobriety, ‘Bag It’ highlights the relationships between healthy families, reduced consumption and a healthy planet. Buy less!
Andrea Houchard, Department of Philosophy
Northern Arizona University