Award-winning PBS host David Brancaccio (NOW) visits communities that are creating jobs and building prosperity through local innovations in Maine, Ohio, Texas, and Washington. Included: remarks from YES! Magazine co-founder and board chair, David Korten, and Jane D'Arista.
David Brancaccio introduces us to a fascinating selection of working Americans who are pioneering solutions right now—built on American values of commonwealth, shared prosperity, fairness, wellness, sustainability, and creativity.
Several live screening events have been planned around the country, among them:Seattle, Washington area:
Bainbridge Island sustainability and local economy groups will be hosting a special advance screening on Thursday, November 18, with a post-screening community conversation featuring best-selling author David Korten (Agenda for a New Economy) and Fran Korten (YES! Magazine). Check this link for additional details: http://www.yesmagazine.org/events/fixing-the-future.Bellingham, Washington:
Bellingham's sustainability efforts are featured prominently in Fixing the Future. Groups there have planned a pre-show reception starting at 5pm as well as a screening at the Walton Theatre. Find out more here: http://www.mountbakertheatre.com/events/2010/%E2%80%9Cfixing-future%E2%80%9D-pbs-special.Austin, Texas:
KLRU's Austin City Limits Studio on the University of Texas/Austin Campus will also hold a local screening, from 7-10pm, with a live musical performance by Elyza Gilkyson and a post-screening Q & A with host David Brancaccio. For more information see: https://www.klrusupport.org/SSLPage.aspx?pid=456
Find out when your local PBS station is airing Fixing the Future here: http://www.pbs.org/tvschedules/