Thursday, June 20, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm


n 2006, mud exploded into the sky at an Indonesian gas drilling site, burying 16 villages and displacing 60,000 people. “Shot with poetic grandeur and packed with stirring political heft” (POV), this arresting new documentary invites audiences into the survivors’ muddy world, with a young survivor named Dian as our guide. As the unstoppable flow of hot sludge continues—it is predicted to continue for another decade—Grit bears witness to Dian’s transformation into a politically active teenager as she and her mother launch a campaign against the company that caused the disaster.

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Jacob Burns Film Center
364 Manville Road
Pleasantville, 10570
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019
Times: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

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Presenter: Jacob Burns Film Center
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Sponsor Message

This series is sponsored by the Louis & Anne Abrons Foundation Theodore & Renee Weiler Foundation. This series is presented with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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