Monday Nights at the Movies


The College Park Community Library and the Committee for a Better Environment will present a series of environmental movies on the 3rd Monday of each month. Movies will start at 7:00pm and most movies run 1 hr. 15 min. There will be a discussion afterwards.

September 16thdirt! The Movie “Thought-Provoking!…welcome humor and visual pizzazz.” – Variety  “An invigorating look at an invaluable substance we take for  granted.” – Los Angeles Times.

October 21stTaking Root Tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human rights and defend democracy.

November 18thTapped From the plastic production to the ocean in which so many of these bottles end up, this inspiring documentary trails the path of the bottled water industry and the communities which were the unwitting chips of the table. A powerful portrait of the lives affected by the bottled water industry, this revelatory film features those caught at the intersection of big business and the public’s right to water.

January 20thThe World According to Monsanto From Agent Orange to genetically modified crops a biotech giant with your best interest at heart. Roundup-Growth Hormone-PCB-GMO-Glyphosate-Agent Orange-Roundup-Posilac etc.

February 17thFood, Inc. The most effective environmental documentary since “AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH” – Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail. You’ll never look at dinner the same way again. “It might change your life” – O. Magazine

March 17thForks over Knives Join the conversation that’s changing the way America eats. “A film that can save your life” Roger Ebert – Chicago Sun-Times “Convincing, Radical and Politically Volatile.” – John Anderson, Variety.

April 21stFresh New thinking about what we’re eating. “An exhilarating look at the  whole range of efforts underway to renovate the way we grow food and feed ourselves” –Michael Pollan, Author

College Park Community Library
Church of the Nazarene
9704 Rhode Island Avenue
College Park MD 20740