August Feed & Film

Feed and Film takes place every Wednesday at 12:05. Feel free to bring a sack lunch. Coffee is provided.

August 4 – Mysteries: The Stonehenge

“Explore the connection between Europe’s many “henges” as historical and archeological experts discuss their possible function. Discover the theory of the slaughter stone and decide for yourself if Stonehenge was the site of human sacrifice. Examine the facts that place the erection of Stonehenge in the Bronze Age. And, learn how the monument was built in stages over centuries.”

August 11 – Zora’s Roots: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston

“This program examines the life of author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston. The film follows Hurston, best known for her novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, to the subtropical paradise that shaped her childhood and her life’s work – where she returned again and again for inspiration and solace. This documentary tells her story through the people who knew her and the places and events that she brought to the world through her writing.”

August 18 – The Pluto Files

“NOVA joins director Neil deGrasse Tyson as he follows the amazing story of Pluto’s discovery and the captivating science that surrounds this former planet, including the possibility of finding more Pluto-like planets in the mysterious Kuiper belt – an area of icy rocks at the edge of the solar system…Tyson meets a fascinating cast of characters with just one thing in common: Strong opinions about Pluto. Based on Tyson’s book of the same name, The Pluto Files is an exciting and entertaining look at the solar system’s best-loved non-planet.”

August 25 – A Girl’s Life with Rachel Simmons

Girls entering adulthood in the next decade will see more opportunities than today’s women ever imagined. Will these girls stride confidently through newly opened doors, or arethey destined to be stunted by societal messages that tell them females should be constantly agreeable, impossibly thin and sexy above all else? Researcher and author Rachel Simmons examines the challenges facing young women as they surf the waves of 21st century adolescence.”

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