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‘Citizenfour’ shows at Cozmic Café

On Wednesday, Feb. 10 the Oscar-winning documentary on Edward Snowden, “Citizenfour,” screens at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. “Citizenfour” is a behind the scenes look at Snowden as he hands over classified documents that provide evidence of mass, indiscriminate and illegal invasion of privacy by the National Security Agency. In the film, […]

Wednesday night movies continue at the Cozmic Café

The documentary film series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and the Coalition for Change continues on Wednesday, Jan. 20 with the film “A Fierce Green Fire” at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. The date is different from the usual second Wednesday of each month because the Buddhist monks were in residence at […]

‘Symphony of the Soil’ documentary sows knowledge

The documentary film series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and the Coalition for Change continues Wednesday, Dec. 9 with “Symphony of the Soil” at the Cozmic Cafe, 594 Main St. in Placerville. The film explores the wonders and beauty of the Earth’s “living skin.” Filmed on four continents and featuring renowned scientists, ranchers and farmers, […]

Internet documentary screens at Cozmic Café

“The Internet’s Own Boy” screens Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. The film is part of a movie series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and the Coalition for Change. The award-winning documentary tells the story of Aaron Swartz and his mission to bring open access and free speech to […]

Documentary film series screens at Cozmic Café

The documentary film series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and the Coalition for Change continues on Wednesday, Oct. 14 with the film “Elemental” at the Cozmic Cafe, 594 Main St. in Placerville. “Elemental” tells the story of three individuals united by their deep connection with nature and driven to confront some of the most pressing […]

Coalition for Change offers crash course

The Coalition for Change is sponsoring a Crash Course for the Community on Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 6-8 p.m. at the El Dorado County Office of Education, 6767 Green Valley Road in Placerville. The public is invited to listen and learn as six county leaders speak in 10 minute slots on their particular area of […]

‘The Overnigters’ launches third season of Wednesday Night Films

The documentary film series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and the Coalition for Change kicks off its third season on Sept. 9 with a screening of “The Overnighters.” The films are shown on the second Wednesday of each month at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. The issues documented in “The Overnighters” have […]

‘Planet Ocean’ completes Wednesday night film series

The documentary film series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and the Coalition for Change continues on Wednesday, May 13 with “Planet Ocean” at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. “Planet Ocean” is exquisitely filmed at various locations in and around the world’s oceans by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot with the help of […]

‘Pay2Play’ looks at money in politics

The documentary film series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and the Coalition for Change continues on Wednesday, April 8 with “Pay2Play” at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. The John Ennis film connects the dots between big money and the election process. It utilizes interviews with economic and political experts, historical context and an […]

Film ‘Fed Up’ screens at the Cozmic Café

“Fed Up” screens at the Cozmic Cafe, 594 Main St. in Placerville, on Wednesday, March 11. The film focuses on the fast food industry, processed food and the addition of sugar to 80 percent of processed foods. All of this leads to skyrocketing obesity rates worldwide. Katie Couric narrates “Fed Up” which traces how we […]

Film explores the consequences of garbage

Jeremy Irons narrates “Trashed” on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. The documentary film focuses on his worldwide quest for garbage, how it affects the human race and what is being done to repair the extensive damage. Irons travels to several parts of the world to document the amount […]

Film ‘DamNation’ screens at the Cozmic Café

On Wednesday, Jan. 21, the documentary “DamNation” will screen at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. This is another film in the series of award-winning documentaries presented by the Sierra Club and the Coalition for Change. This powerful film odyssey across America explores the change in the United States’ attitude toward big dams […]

The film ‘Wrenched’ screens at the Cozmic Café

“Wrenched,” a documentary about environmental activist Edward Abbey, will be shown at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville, on Wednesday, Dec. 10. Abbeyʼs tactic of throwing a “monkey wrench” into actions he believed were a threat to the environment began in the 1950s with his cutting down of roadside billboards in his beloved […]

Movie focuses feeding the hungry

The documentary film, “A Place at the Table,” will screen at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville, on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The eye-opening film takes an unflinching look at hunger in the United States. Fifty million Americans — one out of every four children — do not know where their next meal is […]

‘The End of the Line’ screens at Cozmic Café

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, the award-winning documentary “The End of the Line — Where Have All the Fish Gone?” will screen at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. This is the second film in the second year of the film series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and Coalition for Change. Based on the […]

Film series starts with ‘Inequality for All’

The second year of the popular film series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and Coalition for Change kicks off on Wednesday, Sept. 10 with “Inequality for All” screening at the Cozmic Cafe, 594 Main St. in Placerville. The terms “income gap” and “inequality” are showing up more and more often in conversations and in the […]

‘The Big Fix’ screens at the Cozmic Café

“The Big Fix” screens at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville, on Wednesday, May 14. “The Big Fix” is a chilling look at the aftermath of the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Two daring filmmakers, Josh and Rebecca Tickell, go undercover to investigate and expose the shoddy environmental and […]

Film focuses on ‘The Vision of Wangari Maathai’

Screening Wednesday, April 9 at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville, “Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai” is at once an environmental, historical and human rights documentary. The award-winning film follows the remarkable life of Wangari Maathai of Kenya as she launches a Green Belt movement in the ’70s to plant trees […]

Art can be found everywhere

On Wednesday, March 12 the documentary “Waste Land” will screen at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. The movie is part of an ongoing film series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and the Coalition for Change. The organizations strive to bring award-winning documentaries to the community. “’Waste Land’ is an inspiring and uplifting […]

See ‘Dirt! The Movie’ at the Cozmic Café

“Dirt! The Movie” is the second offering of 2014 for the film series co-sponsored by the Coalition for Change and the Sierra Club. Screening Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the Cozmic Cafe, 594 Main St. in Placerville, “Dirt! The Movie” is an entertaining and informative documentary on the cosmic connection to the soil. With footage and […]

‘Genetic Roulette’ screens at Coz

The independent film series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and Coalition for Change kicks off the new year with a screening of “Genetic Roulette” on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. The film is two weeks later than the regular second Wednesday schedule due to the Tibetan Monks’ visit […]

Film ‘Winged Migration’ screens at Cozmic Café

The film series co-sponsored by the Sierra Club and Coalition for Change continues at the Cozmic Cafe on the second Wednesday of each month. “Winged Migration” is the selection for Dec. 11. “We thought we would change it up a bit for the holiday season,” said Patty Wilson of Coalition for Change. ‘Winged Migration’ follows […]

Film ‘We’re Not Broke’ screens at Cozmic Café

The third film featured in the series co-sponsored by the Coalition for Change and the Sierra Club is “We’re Not Broke.” Screening at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville, on Wednesday, Nov. 13, this film is an award winner that explains how multinational corporations are able to shelter over a trillion dollars from […]

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