Glasgow free film screenings at the chalkboard

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Glasgow free film screenings at the chalkboard

"End of Suburbia" at the Chalkboard - Wednesday 26th April

Running Time: 77 mins

Time: 7.30pm

Location: St George's Cross Chalkboard, 34 Clarendon Place, G20 7PZ (near St George's Cross underground station) Map

Admission: free to all

Since World War II North Americans have invested much of their newfound wealth in suburbia. It has promised a sense of space, affordability, family life and upward mobility. But as we enter the 21st century, serious questions are beginning to emerge about the sustainability of this way of life. With brutal honesty and a touch of irony, The End of Suburbia explores the American Way of Life and its prospects as the planet approaches a critical era, as global demand for fossil fuels begins to outstrip supply. What does Oil Peak mean for North America? As energy prices skyrocket in the coming years, how will the populations of suburbia react to the collapse of their dream? Are today's suburbs destined to become the slums of tomorrow? And what can be done NOW, individually and collectively, to avoid The End of Suburbia?

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