The Beacon Theatre will screen the new anti-fracking documentary Dear Governor Cuomo at 7 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 23 and Saturday, Nov. 24.
The film, directed by Jon Bowermaster, takes a look at the anti-fracking movement in New York and documents the May 15 rally and concert to ban fracking in Albany. It features Mark Ruffalo, Melissa Leo, Natalie Merchant, Joan Osborne, the Felice Brothers, Medeski Martin and Wood, Sandra Steingraber and many more musicians and anti-fracking organizers in the state.
A Q&A session with Bowermaster and a guest artist (possibly Pete Seeger or Natalie Merchant) will follow. Tickets are $12 per person. Visit the Beacon Theatre’s website, thebeacontheatre.org, for more information regarding the and to purchase tickets. This screening is sponsored by the Hudson Valley Programmers Group and in association with The Woodstock Film Festival.
Dear Governor Cuomo will also be shown at the Downing Film Center in Newburgh at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26.