Interested in environmental issues? Politics? International conflict? Well then, you may want to check out this documentary which happens to deal with all three. May 26, The Music Box Theatre will be hosting a free screening of The Burden, a documentary on the subject of the United States’ dependency on foreign oil and the effect that it has on U.S. servicemen and women.
Following the screening, a discussion panel featuring filmmaker Roger Sorkin, Director of Federal Business Development at Canadian Solar Kevin Johnson, and Executive Director of the Center for National Policy Michael Breen will be held . Not only are Mr. Johnson and Mr. Breen experts in their respective fields, but their experience as Iraq War veterans provides them with first-hand insight into the ongoing circumstances facing U.S. soldiers each day.
The screening is free and will be held at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, May 26. For more information and to reserve tickets, click here.
When Alice Klieg (played by Kristen Wiig), a young woman with Borderline Personality Disorder wins the lottery, her life is suddenly turned on its head. Welcome to Me follows Alice as she is catapulted into the high life overnight and leaves living off government benefits behind. Alice decides to use her new found wealth to fund a her own talk show where she discusses a range of random subjects, be it making a meatloaf cake, shaming her high school bullies, or neutering dogs. As her talk show becomes increasingly popular, her personal life continues to spiral out of control. Find out if Alice will be able to fix damaged relationships with her loved ones as she approaches a breaking point.
Welcome to Me is now playing at the Music Box Theatre! For more information and to tickets, check out their website.