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Fuel | Green Drinks Film Screening

  • Haworth Furniture Jingan Kerry Center Tower 1 | 32F 1515 West Nanjing Road Shanghai (map)

Green Drinks Film Screening

Today, most aspects of America's modern society functions on oil. But how long can the status quo last?

At Green Initiatives' 59th Film Screening, they are re-screening Fuel, a classic tale of caution about our major reliance on a finite resource. Winner of the audience award at Sundance Film Festival, Fuel is a 2008 documentary film directed by Josh Tickell. The feature examines America's troubled dependency on oil and seeks out sustainable alternative sources. Can we cure our addiction on oil? How do we depose our toxic wastes from oil refineries? What are sustainable fuel resources? What's going to happen if we keep consuming oil at the current rate? How has our environment been affected by our oil consumption?

Film screening will be followed by a short discussion.


Thursday 18 February 2016 | 19.00 - 21.00

Haworth Furniture,
Jingan Kerry Center Tower 1 | 32F
1515 West Nanjing Road

There will be an entrance fee of ¥50 for all registered guests, that includes snacks, beverages and wine. ¥70 for non-registered guests. ¥20 for students and interns, with PRIOR REGISTRATION.
To register click here


Film Synospsis
Eleven years in the making, FUEL is the in-depth personal journey of filmmaker and eco-evangelist Josh Tickell, who takes us on a hip, fast-paced road trip into America’s dependence on foreign oil. Combining a history lesson of the US auto and petroleum industries and interviews with a wide range of policy makers, educators, and activists such as Woody Harrelson, Sheryl Crow, Neil Young and Willie Nelson. Animated by powerful graphics, FUEL looks into our future offering hope via a wide-range of renewable energy and bio-fuels. Winner of the Sundance Audience Award.
The events of Sept. 11 and Hurricane Katrina factor in both visually and thematically, providing provocative anchors for the movie’s indictment of what Tickell believes is the Big Oil-cozy, ecologically indifferent Bush administration.

Rosie Pidcok
currently manages the Commercial Solar division in China for UGE, a global full service renewable energy provider. In her role with UGE she develops and manages financed rooftop solar opportunities for multi-national companies operating in China. Rosie previously led the Built Environment program for the China Greentech Initiative (now part of the Paulson Institute) and managed the launch of The China Greentech Report 2013, the foremost resource for commercial opportunities in China's greentech industry.

Earlier Event: February 17
Alumni Mixer | February