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Cinema Verde Anniversary Party at Rum 138!

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Green Drinks at Swamphead Brewery

Green Drinks is happy to partner with Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival!

Green Drinks creates an environment to network with individuals who are passionate about taking care of our planet while also enjoying drinks during happy hour. Cinema Verde’s mission is to provide environmental education to the public through film, arts, workshops, events, […]

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Hi Friends!
I hope you’re planning to join us to see An Inconvenient Sequel premiering in Gainesville on August 3! Cinema Verde will be there at 7 PM on Thursday, and we’d like to share a welcome as we begin our fall season leading up to the February festival. Please join us to share thoughts and ideas before the 7:45 film.
It’s at Butler Plaza: 3101 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, […]

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Come Celebrate Cinema Verde and Green Drinks Thursday at Curia



Dear Friends,

Please join us to celebrate the 8th Anniversary of Green Drinks!

Thank you for your help in raising awareness of environmental issues

and for working with Cinema Verde to create a sustainable future.


Come together with us on Wednesday December 7th at Curia on the Drag to […]

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PotLuck and Double Feature Tuesday!!!

Join us for Cinema Verde Meets Green Drinks Gainesville!
We will meet Tuesday, November 1st, at 6 PM for a
double feature movie and potluck dinner!
Come and enjoy!! Michael Moore and Leonardo DiCaprio films speak to our times… Cinema Verde is hosting a double feature; Michael Moore in Trumpland and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Before the Flood ! We’re […]

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VOTE TODAY! See You @ Sept. 7th Green Drinks

Hello, helloooo…. Last Chance to Vote Today to Protect Our Environment!Go, Go, Go! Then come join us next week to meet upcoming congressman Ken McGurn and enjoy the music of our new neighbor Ellen Bukstel!
via VOTE TODAY! See You @ Sept. 7th Green Drinks.

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Bernie Sanders @Gainesville, FL Thursday!

Sanders to speak at rally on UF campus

By Cindy Swirko Staff writer, Gainesville Sun
Wednesday, March 09, 2016 2:32 PM
Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders, who has especially energized college students to his campaign, will speak at the University of Florida at 11 a.m. Thursday.
Grant Schwab of Progressive Gators and Alachua County Wants Bernie Sanders said the […]

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Cinema Verde Holiday Anniversary Party Dec. 2

Mingle with your sustainable friends as we celebrate the Eighth Anniversary of Green Drinks – where Cinema Verde was born – and raise a toast to a successful future!

We will announce our film list and new venue for the Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival 2016!

We will offer special discounts on VIP Festival […]

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Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde Sept. 2! Join Us!

Come join us for Welcome Back to School Night with a screening of Cinema Verde Audience Choice Award Winner, Confessions of an EcoTerrorist!

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Celebrate Earth Day 2015 at these Events!

April Springtime is a great time to remember why we Need a Pristine Planet!!!
Join us April 21 at Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde!
April 11th and 12th
9:00am – 2:00pm
Explore Santa Fe Teaching Zoo! Visit with animals, speak with zookeepers, and participate in fun activities for the whole family!
April 17th – 19th
10:00am – 5:00pm
Florida Museum entrance – […]

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Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde Celebrates Earth Day!

Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde is back!
Join Us!
Start your ‪#‎EarthDay‬ celebration a day early with a special Green Drinks Gainesville presentation of the film Earth Days at the Matheson History Museum on Tuesday, April 21.

The event starts with drinks and refreshments in the Matheson botanical gardens at 6 p.m., followed by a screening of […]

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Free E-Mail Providers, Encryption Services, and Search Engines for Those Who Want Enhanced Online Privacy

In a time of increasing corporate and government surveillance, those who wish to better protect their privacy online have a number of options to do just that. Below is a short list of some of the best e-mail providers, encryption services, and search engines that are committed to protecting your privacy and are available for […]

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Al Gore’s Take on Patriot Act back in 2003

A sustainable world means our right to privacy is secure. Join us to talk about Privacy in the world of the Internet and to watch the film Terms and Conditions May Apply:
I crossed paths with Al Gore in DC just as the Patriot Act was being enacted in 2003. Here’s what he had to […]

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Green Drinks and Cinema Verde Present: “Terms and Conditions May Apply”

Terms and Conditions May Apply
Directed by Cullen Hoback
Length: 79 minutes

“Why should you care about privacy if you’re not doing anything “wrong”? Privacy is important, even if you think you have nothing to hide. It is the basis of free speech and a core value of all Americans.

People should have the right to draw their curtains […]

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Green Drinks meets Cinema Verde

Presents: Do the Math

Burning the fossil fuel that corporations now have in their reserves would result in emitting five times the safe amount of CO2. Bill McKibben and are building a movement to change the terrifying math of the climate crisis. Come see what they’re up to….

Watch the Trailer: Do the Math

We are […]

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May 29: Green Drinks Meets Cinema Verde at The Jam!

Green Drinks meets Cinema Verde
We are playing around with dates and venues… this month we’re at The Jam Gainesville on the LAST Thursday: May 29!

Delicious Italian food from Romano’s Macaroni Grill will be served along with lively jazz piano music for all to enjoy during the green networking (included in your admission)!

Join us for the […]

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ON FRACKING: Cinema Verde Film Screenings

Executive Producer Mark Lichty joins us to discuss his film Groundswell Rising and the dangers of fracking: 6 p.m., April 16 at 716 N. Main Street in downtown Gainesville, Florida. DISCOUNT TICKETS FOR SIERRA CLUB MEMBERS AND GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO: Cinema Verde Film Screenings

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Oil Industry Gets An Earful As It Eyes Florida’s Everglades : NPR

  As oil production goes, Florida isn’t much of a player. The state     produced less than 2 million barrels last year, which is how much oil   Texas pumps from its wells each day.

That’s about to change as the revolution in oil drilling technology comes to Florida.

A Texas company has already received permission from the state […]

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Pro-Fracking Guest: Appearing On The Daily Show ‘Felt Like Three Hours Of Waterboarding’

The “Daily Show” ran a segment on hydraulic fracturing on Thursday night that featured its “correspondent” Asif Mandvi interviewing people on the controversial oil and gas extraction process known as “fracking.”
via Pro-Fracking Guest: Appearing On The Daily Show ‘Felt Like Three Hours Of Waterboarding’.

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Member Profile: Cinema Verde Celebrates Five Years, Local Film Festival Focuses on Environment | Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce

“The community is making my dream come true,” said Trish Riley, Founding Director of the Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival.

Riley was referring to the support she’s received from the Gainesville area around Cinema Verde, an event she founded in 2010 to help bring environmental education to the community and forge sustainable solutions for […]

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