Posts Tagged ‘ environment ’

Act III: Future Weather – dedication is beautiful

May 9, 2012
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I first heard about Future Weather in 2009 at an IgnitePhilly event. Writer/director Jenny Deller and Kristin Fairweather spoke about the film’s premise: a young girl, whose mother abandons her, finds solace in science and protecting the environment. Here was a female creative team who had completely embraced the risks – I’m talking real...
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2 Sentence Review: Wal-Mart’s Green Efforts

April 21, 2010
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2 Sentence Review: Wal-Mart’s Green Efforts

Oh, thank you so much, truck driver with a heart of gold who is always looking for “better routes” to save energy costs and bring the savings back to us, the customers.  This would all be so much more honorable and heartwarming if I hadn’t seen you on a Wrangler Jeans commercial 20 minutes...
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Act II: Postcards, Maps, & Storytelling

July 3, 2009
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Upon first glance, it’s hard not to compare Jenny Deller to Al Gore.  (Although, let’s face it, Jenny Deller is much better looking.) In Future Weather, Jenny’s first feature film, the main character finds the effects of global warming so terrifying that she sets out to try to stop it. Moreover, like Vice President...
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Act I: Meet Jenny Deller, the Hot Al Gore

June 23, 2009
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It was love at first sight when we first heard Jenny Deller, the writer/director of Future Weather, speak at an Ignite Philly event. Out of all of the awesome (literally, all of them) Ignite Philly presentations, the Future Weather team – Jenny Deller and Kristin Fairweather – made this shy girl go up and...
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Election Got You Nervous? It’s OK, the Supreme Court’s Ready to Bore You

October 6, 2008
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Today, the Supreme Court opened for its 2008 term. Whereas last term the Supreme Court tackled important (read: gossip worthy) issues like gun control , torture, child pornography , or the ICJ’s role in death penalty cases, this term the Court decided to take a little break. Maybe they’re trying not provoke anyone’s attention...
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