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Sustainable Redmond and Eastside Timebank to screen 'Fixing the Future' documentary tonight at Redmond Library

Tonight (May 10), Sustainable Redmond is partnering with Eastside Timebank to host a documentary screening at the Redmond Library at 15990 N.E. 85th.

The show is free and feature "Fixing the Future," a documentary produced as part of the "NOW on PBS" series. Host David Brancaccio visits communities across America using innovative approaches to create jobs and build prosperity in the new economy. Among the interviews are leading economists, including local author David Korten as well as Jane D'Arista and U.S. editor for The Economist, Matthew Bishop. The experts will speak on how to go about fixing capitalism, rebuilding the economy and creating jobs. The documentary features some local examples including the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies in Bellingham and a green fishery on Lummi Island.

The film also discusses timebanking, an innovative time and skills exchange system which is now available in the Eastside through the Eastside Timebank, which will have a representative present at the screening.

The film will be shown in Meeting Room 2. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with informational tables and representatives from Sustainable Redmond, Eastside Timebank, Think Redmond and the local Business Alliance for Local Living Economies group.

The film will be shown from 7-8 p.m. A post-film discussion with local sustainability representatives will go from 8-8:45 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

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