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Library’s “Reel Talk” Film Series Shows Environmental Issues Documentary in February

(SUGAR LAND) - The “Reel Talk” film series at Fort Bend County Libraries’ University Branch Library will feature a documentary about environmental contamination on Monday, Feb. 27, beginning at 6 p.m., in Meeting Room 1 of the library, located at 14010 University Blvd. in Sugar Land, on the UH campus.

The film is a documentary about a group of mothers who discover that the Santa Susana Field Laboratory (California), the site of one of the largest nuclear accidents in U.S. history, may have exposed their children and their community to cancer. This film is not rated.

The screening will be followed by a brief discussion of the film and its topics, including nuclear energy, environmental disasters, cancer, and community advocacy.


The libraries’ licensing agreement for public showing of films through Swank Motion Pictures prohibits them from releasing the name of the documentary outside of the library.


Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver to attend this screening.


The movie screening is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Fort Bend County Libraries website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), or call the University Branch Library at 281-633-5100 or the library system’s Communications Office at 281-633-4734.

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