Beacon Sloop Club will host a screening at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, for the environment-centered film Crude by award-winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger. It depicts the ongoing devastation of the Amazon rainforests in Ecuador and its effects on the lives of the people who live there. It also illustrates the struggle for remediation of the land and restitution of losses. A press conference will be held at 6:45 p.m., prior to the screening.
The Beacon Sloop Club is located on the waterfront at 2 Red Flynn Drive in Beacon, across from the Metro-North station. Call 845-496-5617 or 201-376-1316.