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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 7:00pm

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The CAC is supported in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works. The CAC is supported in part by a Community Arts Grant made possible by the City of New Orleans as administered by the Arts Council New Orleans.

DIVIDE IN CONCORD

Director, Cinematographer Kris Kaczor
Producers David Regos, Jaedra Luke
Editors Steve Nemsick, Matthew Prinzing
Year 2014
Runtime 82 minutes
Country USA

Co-presented with the New Orleans Film Society (NOFS) as part of their 6-film series titled Power and Resistance, spotlighting films about individuals and organizations unafraid to stand up, fight back, and start revolutions both large and small.

For three years, 84 year old Jean Hill has led a controversial crusade to ban bottled water in Concord, New Hampshire. Divide in Concord follows the entertaining tale as she wages battle with local merchants and the bottled water industry, in a town that is no stranger to revolution.

SYNOPSIS Divide in Concord is a feature-length documentary that follows the entertaining tale of banning bottled water in small town America. In 1775, Concord patriots fired the infamous ‘shot heard round the world’ that began a Revolution and defined a nation. Now a local eighty-four year-old woman has waged another seemingly unwinnable battle. For three years Jean Hill has been trying to rid the town of single-serve plastic bottles of water. Complete with strong opposition from local merchants and the bottled water industry, Jean is once again leading the controversial crusade.

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