Film Screening- BLUE ALCHEMY-Stories of Indigo

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BLUE ALCHEMY: Stories of Indigo is a feature-length documentary about indigo, a blue dye that has captured the human imagination for millenia.  It is also about people who are reviving indigo in projects that are intended to improve life in their communities, preserve cultural integrity, improve the environment, and bring beauty to the world. BLUE ALCHEMY was filmed in India, Japan, Bangladesh, Mexico, El Salvador, Nigeria, and the USA.

We will be joined by the filmmaker Mary Lance who will introduce the film and stay for a Q & A and reception following the film.

Cost:  $20 Members; $25 Non-Member
For more information:  http://botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu/