JAMESTOWN - Award-winning filmmaker Jon Bowermaster will introduce the screening of his film, "Dear Governor Cuomo," at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Car-nahan Center Theatre on Jamestown Community Co-llege's Jamestown Campus.
The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the college program committee of JCC's Faculty Student Association. Bowermaster will be available for questions after the screening.
"Dear Governor Cuomo" documents the activity of New Yorkers Against Fracking, a diverse coalition of citizens, musicians, and scientists fighting for a state ban of hydrofracking, and highlights their advocacy at the New York State Capitol.
The film was written and directed by Bowermaster, a noted oceans expert, filmmaker, journalist, author, and six-time National Geographic Expeditions Council grant recipient. "Dear Governor Cuomo" includes concert footage directed by Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney and features biologist Sandra Steingraber, actor Mark Ruffalo, actress Melissa Leo, and musicians Natalie Merchant, Joan Osborne, Citizen Cope, Medeski Martin, and Wood and The Felice Brothers.