Growing Legacy to be Featured in DC Enviro Film Festival 3/28

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GROWING LEGACY – Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital

1:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 28

Presented with the inaugural Montgomery County GreenFest, a free event for all ages to enjoy while learning about going green.

GROWING LEGACY (USA, 2014, 30 min.) The most successful farm protection effort in the country is just 20 miles from the White House. This film profiles the challenges of growing food and cities in harmony. Directed by Mark Leisher and Caroline Taylor. Produced by Pat Ratkowski and Montgomery Countryside Alliance.

Panel discussion, moderated by Caroline Taylor, Executive Director, Montgomery Countryside Alliance, follows screening. Panelists: Anthony Cohen, President, The Menare Foundation; Tanya Spandhla, Participant, New Farmer Project, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development and Gene Kingsbury, Owner and Operator, and fifth generation farmer, Kingsbury Orchard, Dickerson, Md.

FREE. Reservations encouraged.
Montgomery College (Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus), Cultural Arts Center, 2nd Floor Theater, 7995 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Md. (Metro: Silver Spring, then transfer to Ride On Bus Route 17 or 18.)

Reel Water Film Festival: Films for Good – June 16 Germantown

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Good Deeds Locally Done – Here in the Reserve groundwater from the Piedmont Sole Source Aquifer is our lifeblood so when our film maker Mark Leisher shared the news of the Reel Water Film Festival we wanted to share it with you!


In a nutshell, the Reel Water Film Festival hopes to raise awareness about the global water crisis, inspire people to take action, and install new wells for communities who desperately need clean water.