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"Umatilla" Doc. @ Film Center Thursday night

Movie toinght
film center
NW film Center
1219 sw park
503-221-1156
"Umatilla" Doc. @ Film Center Thursday night

Movie toinght
film center
NW film Center
1219 sw park
503-221-1156
More info in post next time please 22.Jul.2004 13:21

me

Here's the info about the movie the original post left out...

JULY 22 THU 7 PM
GUILD THEATRE
UMATILLA
US 2003

DIRECTOR: R.J. MCHATTON In 1962, the small Eastern Oregon town of Umatilla became home to some of the most deadly chemical agents ever created. While the U.S. Army maintains that the Umatilla Chemical Weapons Depot is harmless and has a spotless safetly record, it does little to calm some of the town's residents, where the elementary school routinely fails its emergency drills and local fire and police authorities concede that they are not prepared to handle a major chemical disaster. Engineers have described scenarios in which munitions stored at the depot could self-ignite. A proposed solution, incincerating the chemicals, has been criticized by environmental experts as unsafe. As the debate rages the depot remains open and, in the eyes of many, a potential terrorist target if not the scene of a horrendous accident. Bend filmmaker RJ McMatton, whose grandfather worked at the Depot before his death, brings a personal angle to this portrait of a quiet town with an unwelcome resident. (93 mins)

Did what I could, I was in a Hurry... 23.Jul.2004 18:21

Doc

Hey I was in a hurry I looked up the phone # huh... if people wanted to see it they could have called. Whatever I was one of the thirty people there and I enjoyed the movie, minus the stupid part where the kids were acting like they were locked out of the class. The rabbit death should have been right in the intro. And What was up with the guide and those samples she was tapping them spinning them around they must have been fake.

Nice movie, not too shape of an edge I would have dug deeper with the reasearch but then I guess my life would be in danger. This is a serious subject that one could be killed over. He did ask questions and she answered them making her and the safty systems of Umatilla look stupid. I mean the leaks and the part about the snakes and spiders, how she used a stick, that was classic material... you can't ask for better than that! A true M.M. inspired work of ART.

He did a very good job! There should be more people in this world like him. I hope more people watch the movie and learn about "real" WMD's!
And who's backyard they are in!