From the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema website
More at the The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema website, where tickets can be bought, friends invited, and the trailer viewed.
“[An] urgent, informative and artfully assembled documentary.” – The New York Times
Wind power is green, good, and reduces our dependency on foreign oil. That’s what the people of Meredith, in upstate New York first thought when a wind developer looked to supplement this farm town’s failing economy with a farm of their own, a wind farm with 40 industrial wind turbines. Attracted at first to the financial incentives, residents grow increasingly alarmed as they discover side effects they never dreamed of, including the potential for disturbing financial scams. With wind development growing rapidly at 39% annually in North America, Windfall is an eye-opener for anyone concerned about the future of renewable energy.
Director Laura Israel will take part in a post-screening Skype discussion on Monday, June 11 at 9:15 p.m. and Wednesday, June 13 at 6:45 p.m.