Thursday, April 14, 2016

FLOW Green Film Festival to Show "Mann v. Ford" April 26

For Immediate Release

Contact: Melanie Schuck

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. – The documentary Mann v. Ford will be shown at Ramapo High School (331 George Street, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey) on Tuesday April 26 at seven p.m. This showing of the film is part of the Third Annual FLOW Green Film Festival. Among the other documentaries being shown as part of the festival are The Tiny Seed and Racing to Zero scheduled for the Wyckoff Library on April 17 and April 28, respectively.

The film festival is a joint venture of the Franklin Lakes, Oakland, Wyckoff Environmental Commissions. Working with the commissions are the Wyckoff Public Library and the Ramapo High School Green Team. Immediately following the showing of Mann v. Ford will be a discussion hosted by the Ramapo High School Environmental Club on the question of what will it take to undo the damage?

The film is about the struggle of the Ramapough Indians to get Ford Motor Company to take responsibility for their actions and clean up toxic paint sludge and other industrial waste that had been dumped by the Ford plant in Mahwah on land where the Ramapoughs in live in Ringwood and other areas.

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