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Our Green Partner Matter Bookstore Screening Collapse

Matter Bookstore, one of our green partners in Fort Collins, CO, will be screening Collapse, the Chris Smith documentary that catapulted author Michael C. Ruppert to national prominence, later this month. If you plan to be in the area, drop in and learn about confronting peak oil and building community resilience. (No word on whether they will be serving punch and pie.)

For Immediate Release:
The Bean Cycle/Matter Bookstore: Premiere screening of COLLAPSE.
January 11, 2010

Todd Simmons, Director, Wolverine Farm Publishing, [email protected]

Premiere screening of the new documentary, COLLAPSE, reading by CSU professor and climate change activist John Calderazzo, followed by a Townhall Meeting on local efforts to confront Peak Oil and Build Community Resiliency, Thursday, January 21st, 7pm, Free. Additional Screening of the film only on Saturday, January 23rd, 7pm, Free.

On January 21st, 2010 at 7pm, The Bean Cycle and Matter Bookstore will screen the new documentary COLLAPSE, a film about the possible demise of our civilization, as well as host author John Calderazzo reading his Climate Change Activist Manifesto. After the reading and film, Todd Simmons, Publisher of the local journal Matter and, will lead a Townhall Meeting on local efforts to confront Peak Oil and Build Community Resiliency.

COLLAPSE has been garnishing rave reviews from all over the country, from The New York Times to Roger Ebert. See reviews here. The Bean Cycle/Matter Bookstore will screen the film on Thursday, January 21st (7pm) and again on Saturday, January 23rd (7pm). Both screenings are free and open to the public, on a first-come, first-serve basis. Donations will be accepted for, a community website focused on local issues. Sponsors for this event are: The Bean Cycle, Matter Bookstore & Wolverine Farm Publishing, and Chelsea Green Publishing.

The book that spawned the movie, Confronting Collapse by Michael Ruppert, will also be available for sale at the Matter Bookstore..

The Bean Cycle/Matter Bookstore is located at 144 N. College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO, 80524. For more information please call 970472.4284, or email Todd Simmons at [email protected]

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Respectfully yours, 

Todd Simmons
Director & Publisher
[email protected]

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