Story posted April 28, 2010
On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day more than 1,000 people packed Thorne Dining Hall for the second annual Locavore Dinner as part of Bowdoin's Climate Days events. In addition to the local food, one of the evening's main attractions was this year's "How are You Committed" short film contest, for which diners cast votes.
"Kaptain Kilowatt" took first place, with "Sustainably Incorrect" and "A Drop of Water" coming in close behind.
Sustainably Incorrect: When it can't possibly get any worse.
Starring Sue Danforth, Doug Boxer-Cook and Megan Morouse. Written, Directed and Produced by Sue Danforth and Doug Boxer-Cook.
A Drop of Water: A refreshing glass of crisp, clean common sense
Starring Lucas Delahanty and Peter Griesmer. Written, Directed and Produced by Lucas Delahanty.
Kaptain Kilowatt and The Case of the Elusive Phantom Energy: Will he get his nemesis?
Starring Andrew Cushing as Kaptain Kilowatt, Peter Murphey as Dan the Can, Lucia Cowles as Jan the Can, Annabel Boeke as Phantom Energy, and guest appearances by Jonathan Viera as Scared Student and Randy Nichols as himself. Written by Spencer Eusden and Hannah Levy. Filmed and Produced by Aviva Fiske and Danny Lowinger.
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