Fracking Western Maryland? A documentary FRACKING WESTERN MARYLAND? is a documentary film by Mike Wicklein who has captured the contentious issues surrounding the fracking moratorium bill that was passed in the 2015 legislative session. The film features many familiar faces of Garrett County and legislators in Annapolis who advocated for and fought against the bill. You will learn how Engage Mountain Maryland rallied support to change the trajectory of this very important decision to hit the pause button on fracking Western Maryland.
Mike Wicklein will be present for this unprecedented premiere at Garrett 8 Cinemas to share his unique perspective on how the film developed from a 10 minute short to a 70 minute feature documentary.
Garrett 8 Cinemas, Saturday, March 5 at 9:30AM Admission is free to the public. Seats will be on a first come, first served basis. Join producer, director, and editor, Mike Wicklein, of FRACKING WESTERN MARYLAND? the documentary at Uno’s Restaurant and Bar.
The fundraising event will follow the premiere showing of Wicklein’s year long journey capturing the real-life drama of a small rural community that helped to pass a two and a half year moratorium on fracking in Maryland. You can discuss details of the film with the man behind the lens. Share and exchange with others who were part of the battle and who witnessed events unfold first-hand. Tickets can be ordered in advance on the Engage Mountain Maryland website www.engageMMD.org for $20 per person.
Information courtesy of: www.deepcreektimes.com.