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‘Poisoned Water’ to be screened at WIDL

IRON RIVER—“Poisoned Water” a 60-minute NOVA documentary, will be screened on Thursday, May 16, at the West Iron District Library beginning at 6 p.m.
    The screening will be in partnership with Rise UP Iron County, the Iron County Watershed Coalition and the WIDL.
    Following the film, which unravels the truth about vulnerabilities of water systems across the country, a short discussion on the subject by Bette Premo, limnologist and CEO of Whitewater Associates of Amasa, will be held.
    “Poisoned Water” is part of a documentary film series hosted by the partnered groups. Other films in the series will include:
    -“Vanishing of the Bees” on June 20 at 6 p.m. at WIDL, hosted by beekeeper Melissa Hronkin.
    -“Chasing the Scream,” on Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. at the WIDL. The film is based on the book of the same name written by Johann Hari. The book questions commonly held beliefs about addictions. Community members will lead a question-and-answer session following the film. Copies of Hari’s book are available for checkout at the WIDL
    Refreshments will be provided at these screens, which are free to attend.