FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MEDIA ADVISORY: Emmy-Winning Filmmaker and Activist Josh Fox Presents Groundbreaking Event Promoting Adoption of Renewable Energy Solutions
WHO: Josh Fox, International WOW Company and Solutions Grassroots, Co-hosted by Mark Ruffalo, Debra Winger, Phylicia Rashad, Sandra Steingraber, Peter Yarrow, Nahko Bear, Bill McKibben and Zephyr Teachout.
WHAT: As a kick off to CLIMATE WEEK, GASLAND director Josh Fox presents a workshop production of his new film/theater/music event, “The Solutions Grassroots Tour”, a theatrical production that will provide its audience with the tools and resources to build renewable energy.
Conceived and Directed by Josh Fox, with Live Music by Vanessa Bley and Stuart Matthewman in TWIN DANGER. Featuring John Fenton, subject of GASLAND I & II from Pavillion, WY.
Co-Sponsored by: New Yorkers Against Fracking, Frack Action, United for Action, Sane Energy Project, Food & Water Watch, The Mother’s Project, 350NYC and Citizens Campaign for the Environment.
WHERE: Irondale Center, 85 S Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
WHEN: Sunday September 21st – Friday September 26th
If you are interested in interviewing Josh Fox prior to the event, please contact Erin Del Signore at 202.674.4957 or via email at Erin.DelSignore@sp2lc.com.
About Josh Fox
Josh Fox is best known as the writer/director of GASLAND Parts I and II. Among numerous honors, together the films garnered an Academy Award Nomination for Best Documentary and an Emmy for best Documentary Directing. Along with four other Emmy nominations, the films also received the Sundance Special Jury Prize for documentary, two Environmental Media Association Awards for Best Documentary and widespread HBO distribution. Fox is internationally recognized as a spokesperson and leader on the issue of fracking and extreme energy development. He is also the founder and producing artistic director of the International WOW Company. He is available for interviews prior to and during the showcase events.
Josh has toured to over 300 cities with his films and plays. As a national spokesman on the issues of the contamination resulting from fossil fuel extraction, Josh has appeared on the Daily Show, Real Time with Bill Maher, The Keith Olbermann show, PBS Now, CNN and Democracy Now. He has regularly appeared on MSNBC making frequent appearances on The Chris Hayes shows (Up and All in), The Ed Show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Morning Joe, Melissa Harris-Perry, Alex Wagner, Tamron Hall, and Dylan Ratigan.