Community Film and Discussion Series 6:00PM at Redding Library

May 16 Wrestle/ Guest Speaker: Shasta County Chemical People

Wrestle is an intimate, inspiring coming of age portrait of the wrestling team at a struggling high school in Huntsville, Alabama. As they fight towards the State Championship, wrestlers face injustices and challenges on and off the mat, grappling with obstacles that jeopardize their success, while their coach wades into the complexities of class and race in the South.

June 20 Bill Nye/ Guest Speaker tbd

Bill Nye is a man on a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. The former star of the popular kids’ show “Bill Nye the Science Guy” is now advocating for the importance of science, research and discovery in public life. With intimate and exclusive access—as well as plenty of wonder and whimsy—this behind-the-scenes portrait of Nye follows him as he takes off his Science Guy lab coat and takes on those who deny climate change, evolution and a science-based worldview.

July 18 Roll, Red, Roll / Guest Speaker One Safe Place

At a pre-season party in small-town Steubenville, Ohio, the now-infamous sexual assault of a teenage girl by members of the beloved high school football team took place. Roll Red Roll is a true-crime thriller that goes behind the headlines to uncover the deep seated and social media-fueled “boys-will-be-boys” culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America. Official Selection, 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.

August 15 Nature Living Volcanoes/ Guest Speaker Lassen National Forest Ranger

Uncover the variety of activity, both human and natural, that occurs on the slopes of active volcanoes. Take a terrifying descent into the crater of one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes alive today.

September 19 The Gospel of Eureka / Guest Speaker Nor Cal OUTreach

The spotlight is beaming on drag shows and a passion play in a small Arkansas town. The Gospel of Eureka takes a personal and often comical look at negotiating differences between religion and belief through performance, political action and partnership. With verve, humor and unfailing compassion, Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher build unexpected bridges between religious faith and sexual orientation.

Contact: Rob Keenan KIXE (530)243-5493 rkeenan@kixe.org

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