Join us at a Benefit Screening & Premiere Party for the movie CRUDE

AMAZON WATCH Invites You to a Benefit Screening and Premiere Party for CRUDE

Please join us for the Los Angeles premiere screening of CRUDE, an award-winning documentary by acclaimed filmmaker Joe Berlinger (Brother's Keeper, Paradise Lost, Some Kind of Monster). CRUDE is a high-stakes David vs. Goliath legal drama with 30,000 Ecuadorian rainforest dwellers facing down Chevron – the fifth largest corporation on the planet. This special event will benefit Amazon Watch's Clean Up Ecuador campaign to hold Chevron accountable and bring justice to affected communities.


September 17, 2009
Harmony Gold Theater, 7655 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 

6-7 pm "Black Carpet" VIP Cocktail Hour P
& Photo Opportunity (VIP Tickets)
7-9 pm Film Screening (All Tickets)
Q&A with filmmakers & Amazon Watch
9-11 pm After-party (All Tickets)
Groovy sounds by DJ E-FO, delicious organic appetizers by Farm Artisan Foods and eco-friendly cocktails courtesy of VeeV

Seating is limited! Tickets are available for a donation of $100-$1,000. Purchase tickets online at chevrontoxico.com/crude/la or reserve tickets by September 14 via email: lacrude@amazonwatch.org or phone: 415-487-9600 ext. 356. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Volunteers needed.

Enter the raffle to win a 4-day vacation package to an Eco-Resort in Costa Rica! Winners will be announced at the event.

Co-Hosts: Roberto Alvarado, Kahlea Baldwin, Deborah Bassett, Andrew Beath, Elizabeth Beristain, Micheline Berry, Antoine Bonsorte, Benjamin Bratt, Erick Brownstein, Mike Brune, Leila Conners, Irmelin DiCaprio, Courtney Taylor Eckel, Gregory Eckel, Jodie Evans, Christie Frields, Daryl Hannah, Kristen Irving, Bibi Jordan, Shiela Laffey, Q'orianka Kilcher, Marianne Manilov, Esai Morales, Leslie Morava, Adam & Daniela Meltzer, Sara Nichols, Lora O'Connor, Danielle Pelland, Matt Petersen, Bianca Philippi, John Quigley, Monica Salazar, Martin Sheen, Lisa Smithline, Sarita Spiwak, Zoe Tryon, Mitie Tucker, Violeta Villacorta, Annika Virdone, Richard Wegman, Gregory Wendt.

This event is produced in association with Rainforest Action Network
Rainforest Action Network

Spread the word about this important film!
CRUDE is showing for ONE WEEK ONLY

Sep 18 – 25, 2009, Landmark NUART in West Los Angeles

PRESS CONTACT: Dawna Shuman, Lighthouse PR                                  PH:818.789.1077; dslighthousePR@aol.com

For more information about the Clean Up Ecuador Campaign, visit
http://chevrontoxico.com/crude/

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