SustainFloyd Launches 2013 Winter Film Series with “Revenge of the Electric Car” on Jan 19th

Chili and Cornbread Dinner to Accompany Film at Floyd Country Store

Floyd, Virginia – Where can you get a good movie and dinner for $10? On Saturday, January 19th SustainFloyd ( will screen the award-winning documentary “Revenge of the Electric Car” at the Floyd Country Store for $5. A chili and cornbread dinner will be offered for an additional $5. Doors open at 6 p.m. The evening is sponsored by the Association of Energy Conservation Professionals (AECP). A panel discussion will follow the movie.

“This is an exciting film about the dawning of the age of electric and hybrid cars,” said SustainFloyd Board Member Jackie Crenshaw. “You don’t have to be a car buff to enjoy it. It’s a fast-paced, engrossing documentary that showcases many of the fascinating personalities on the cutting edge of this revolution.”

Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. The movie is narrated by actor Tim Robbins.

“Revenge of the Electric Car” was a New York Times “Critics’ Pick.” The Times’ Daniel Gold wrote, “’Revenge’ is that rare artifact, a snapshot of a major industry shift on its way to a tipping point… a slick, enjoyable valentine to a retooling industry.”

The second film in the 2013 SF Winter Film Series will be “Cafeteria Man” on Saturday, February 16th at the Floyd Country Store.

Created in 2009, SustainFloyd is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that assists the community of Floyd County, Virginia in sustainable, local growth. Its vision is a mix of the past and the future – working to develop new ideas that will support the next generation of this rural community, while preserving our local traditions and history. To learn more about SustainFloyd and its mission, go to

What: SustainFloyd screens “Revenge of the Electric Car” and hosts chili/cornbread dinner
When: Doors open at 6 p.m. Movie begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2013
Where: Floyd Country Store, 206 South Locust St., Floyd, VA
Who: Everyone invited! $5/Movie and additional $5/Chili & Cornbread Dinner offered

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