Public Programs

The Internet's Own Boy

Reel to Reel Film Series 
Presented by the David Brower Center 
Wednesday, July 30

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm 
Goldman Theater 
$10 Advance/ $12 Door General Admission/$5 Students (w/ Valid I.D.) - RSVP

The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz's help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz's groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to information access that ensnared him in a two year legal battle with the Federal government. It was a battle that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26.

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Earth Island Presents... Country Joe McDonald

Presented by Earth Island Institute      

Friday, August 22
7:30 pm (Doors open at 7 pm) 
$25 - Buy Tickets Here 

Join us for an evening of great music with Country Joe McDonald and special guest Bob Reid. Berkeley resident Joe McDonald was the co-founder of Country Joe & the Fish, and he’s a long-time advocate for Vietnam veterans, nurses, animals, and the environment. Get your EII benefit concert tickets today!

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Trashed / Plastic Bag Film Screening

Reel to Real Film Series
Presented by the David Brower Center
Thursday, August 27
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$5 General Admission/ Students free with I.D. - RSVP

UK filmmaker Candida Brady's documentary Trashed looks at the growing global crisis of trash, highlighting how human health and the environment are threatened by the pollution from burning and discarding waste. 

The evening will also feature a special screening of Ramni Bahrani's short film, Plastic Bag, featuring Werner Herzog.

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