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‘Tapped’ Documentary Screening: Inside the Bottled Water Industry

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Tuesday, April 11* 6:30 PM Main Library Tapped looks into the bottled water industry and its long-term effects socially, economically and ecologically. The filmmakers focus on industry giants such as PepsiCo and Nestlé Waters,visiting a town containing a Nestlé factory as well as running tests on the bottles the company uses for its products. Film […]

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‘He Named Me Malala’ Documentary Screening

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Monday, June 27, 2016 6:00 PM Main Library He Named Me Malala is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old was singled out, along with her […]

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Burning in the Sun Documentary Screening

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On Thursday, July 9, the Farmington Libraries will hold a screening of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning film Burning in the Sun, a documentary that follows a young West African man who starts a business building solar panels from scratch and selling them to rural customers in Mali. This event will take place at 7:00 p.m. […]

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Director’s College Event: GMO OMG Documentary Film

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On Wednesday, September 17, the Farmington Libraries will host a showing of the documentary film, “GMO OMG,” followed by a discussion and question and answer period with a dietitian from GMO Free CT. This program will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Farmington Main Library at 6 Monteith Drive. GMO OMG director and concerned […]

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Why Girls’ Education Matters

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The Farmington Main Library will host Wendy Swift, Vice President of Pathways Togo, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, for a presentation and showing of the UN documentary film, To Educate a Girl. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. “Why Girls’ Education Matters” focuses on one […]

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