Grazing the Amazon is a groundbreaking documentary by director Marcio Isensee e Sa on the devastating effects of the cattle industry on the deforestation of the Amazon. Less than fifty years ago, in the 1970s, the rainforest was intact. Since then, a portion the size of France has disappeared, 66% of which transformed into pastures. Cattle ranching became an economic and cultural banner of the Amazon, forcing powerful politicians to defend it. In 2009, there was a game changer: the Public Prosecutor’s Office sued large slaughterhouses, forcing them to supervise cattle supplying farms. Join us Tuesday evening at 7:00 in the Parish Hall for this powerful film. Bring a friend! All screenings are free (donations gladly accepted) and at 12 West 11th Street — bring a friend!
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all public services and programs at the Church of the Ascension have been cancelled until further notice. See the postings on this page for information about our online services on YouTube and ZOOM.
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