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Film - "Bidder 70"

Film - "Bidder 70"

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:00pm to Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 1:00am

On December 19, 2008, Tim DeChristopher disrupted a highly disputed Utah BLM Oil and Gas lease auction, effectively safeguarding thousands of acres of pristine Utah land that were slated for oil and gas leases. Tim entered the auction hall and registered as bidder #70. He outbid industry giants on land parcels starting at $2 an acre that were adjacent to national treasures like Canyonlands National Park. Tim would serve jail time for this act of civil disobedience, and he would co-found Peaceful Uprising, a grassroots group dedicated to defending a livable future through empowering nonviolent action.   "Bidder 70," a documentary about Tim DeChristopher's nonviolent intervention, is winner of 20 Major Film Awards.

The Culture of Peace and Nonviolence Film Series is sponsored by AFSC, Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service, Temple Beth Jacob, NH Peace Action, UCC Peace with Justice Advocates, and the Concord UU Church.  All films are fee and open to the public, with time for discussion following the film.

 Please join us, and post and forward our attached flyer!

Contact Information: 

LR Berger, (603) 496-1056

Location

Temple Beth Jacob
67 Broadway
03301 Concord , NH

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Please consider giving a special gift of $100 by June 30th, in recognition of AFSC’s nearly 100 years of building peace!