The 15th Annual Environmental Film Festival starts on March 15th. There are more good movies than any normal person can see. Here are four that are (somewhat) relevant to cycling.
Addicted to Oil: Thomas L. Friedman Reporting -Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, author of the recent best-seller, "The World Is Flat," examines the dynamics of petro-politics, investigating the relationship between America's energy consumption, world oil prices and geopolitical power. 3/16/07 7:00 p.m. Carnegie Institution of Washington, Elihu Root Auditorium Free
An Inconvenient Truth - Former Vice President Al Gore's campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide is presented in this inspiring Academy Award winning documentary. 3/17/07 7:00 p.m. George Washington University and 3/20/07 12:00 noon National Geographic Society Free
Edens Lost & Found–Chicago: City of the Big Shoulders - America's "second city," the brawling metropolis of Chicago, is the focus of the first episode of "Edens Lost & Found" showcasing extraordinary stories of environmental rebirth in American cities. 3/19/07 7:00 p.m. National Building Museum Tickets Required
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash - The news, according to this well-made, frightening documentary, is by no means good: not only are Western economies bound inextricably to a rapidly diminishing global oil supply–but those very suppliers might have seriously overestimated their own reserves. 3/20/07 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm Embassy of Switzerland FREE & Reservations Required