By Rebecca Woodley
This is the evening to be green in Chicago. The 5th Annual Green Carpet Gala is only two days away. Join us for the fun and excitement that goes with celebrating the opening of our festival's milestone year. It all takes place starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 4 at Fourth Presbyterian Church’s Gratz Center, 126 E. Chestnut St, in downtown Chicago. Meet and mingle with creative leaders from the sustainability and filmmaking communities. Enjoy delicious bites and a full bar while we look back at One Earth's past accomplishments and what the festival holds this weekend.After having ample time to talk with friends, old and new, we will head into Buchanan Chapel for the evening program. Seva Gandhi, senior program coordinator for the Institute of Cultural Affairs, will lead events, which will be interspersed with several short films. We want to see you On the Green Carpet (event hashtag #OTGC) Friday evening to celebrate in sustainable style! Like us onFacebook.com/OneEarthFilmFest and share #OneEarth and #OEFF2016 with your friends and family!
Festival Director Ana Garcia Doyle explained, "At this juncture, One Earth Film Festival’s 5th change-making year, we see opportunity. We see the possibility for regeneration. And we see clearly the power of people. Thank you for being with us, for being open to learning, and open to acting. For being part of our mission for Moving Planet, Moving People." Please join us #OTGC this Friday March 4, at our Green Carpet Gala to celebrate the power of the people and the Fifth Annual One Earth Film Festival.
Attire is business casual with a celebratory flair. Tickets: $50. Validated parking passes ($8) will be available at our event reception desk for those who park in the 900 N. Michigan Avenue Garage. Enter the garage one block west of 115 E. Delaware Place, on the north side of the street.
Arrive at 5:30 pm, to test drive the Nissan LEAF electric car!