Sustainable Redwood offers thought-provoking, sometimes controversial, always entertaining and educational films every month at Redwood House. Enjoy free organic non-GMO popcorn and herbal teas. Wine and beer sales. Admission by donation with proceeds going to www.lohada.org
The Queen of Versailles is a character-driven documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis. With epic proportions of Shakespearean tragedy, the film follows two unique characters, whose rags to riches success stories reveal the innate virtues and flaws of the American Dream. The film begins with the family triumphantly constructing the largest privately-owned house in America, a 90,000 square foot palace. Over the next two years, their sprawling empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis. Major changes in lifestyle and character ensue within the cross-cultural household of family members and domestic staff.