GREEN HOUSE, THE: DESIGN IT. BUILD IT. LIVE IT.

World Premiere

GREEN HOUSE, THE: DESIGN IT. BUILD IT. LIVE IT.


THE GREEN HOUSE: DESIGN IT. BUILD IT. LIVE IT. (USA, 2010, 90 min.)

World Premiere This illuminating documentary chronicles the building of the first carbon-neutral house and the designing of the first green show house in the Washington, D.C. area. The building of the house in McLean, Virginia was captured from start to finish, from the monumental groundbreaking to the exquisitely furnished show home decorated by eco-conscious designers. Audiences are placed in the middle of the action and behind the scenes, receiving firsthand knowledge of the engineering and technology that drives the house and the principles and methods of designing eco-friendly spaces. Environmentalist Philippe Cousteau Jr. appears in the film. Directed by Jason Scadron. Produced by Liv Violette and Jason Scadron.

Discussion with filmmakers Jason Scadron and Liv Violette and builder Mark Turner, designers Barry Dixon and Ernesto Santalla, all featured in the film, follows screening.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

Tickets, $10, available ONLY at E Street Cinema Box office beginning March 8.

E Street Cinema, 555 11th St., NW (entrance on E St. between 10th & 11th Sts.)

(METRO: Metro Center or Gallery Place/Chinatown)

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