A gun toting 83-year old woman refuses to sell her house to the power plant next door but the plant has moved ahead their 20 million dollar deal to buy out most of Cheshire and bulldoze all the homes. What happened in this Ohio River town overrun by one of the largest coal-fired power plants in the world? A story of money, power, corporate dominance of American life and the increasingly difficult choices we face surrounding the environment, Cheshire, Ohio makes us think twice about home.
Movie begins at 7:00 p.m. with discussion afterwards.
This event is FREE and open to the public.
The Egyptian Theatre is at 135 N. 2nd Street in DeKalb. Free parking is available near the theater.
The Green Lens Environmental and Social Justice Film Series is sponsored by DeKalb’s Tapa La Luna Restaurant and the NIU Department of Communication Studies, with logistical support provided by the Egyptian Theatre and DeKalb Stands, an Indivisible group.
For more information, contact DeKalbStands@gmail.com.