by Ken Korman
Monthly environmental film series The Green Screen continues Thursday night with a free screening of Defend the Gulf Short Film Showcase. The program features 11 films focusing mostly on the aftermath of the BP oil spill. Titles include Vanishing Pearls: The Oystermen of Pointe a la Hache; Second City spoof You’re Welcome: BP Voices from the Gulf; and Gulf Restoration Network's Gulf Tides: Mississippi River Flood Lessons and Lost Opportunities. Produced by the Charitable Film Network, The Green Project and Press Street, the screening will take place at The Green Project Warehouse, 2831 Marais Street in New Orleans.