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24th Season Premiere October 10, 2018: ERA OF MEGAFIRES with Jens Wieting

    Why wildfires have gotten worse – and what we can do about it. The rise of highly destructive megafires has become one of today’s most pressing and complex problems. This 2018 film is a 60 minute multi-media presentation that combines the research of Dr. Paul Hessberg of Pacific Northwest Research Station, U.S. Forest […]

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JUNE 13TH SEASON FINALE: WATER WARRIORS and OPEN MIC

In just 22 short, thunderous minutes “Water Warriors” is the story of a New Brunswick community’s successful fight to protect their water from fracking.  A familiar scenario – a small determined group of First Nations and local activists go up against a large foreign corporation that has plans to tear up the ecosystem and pollute […]

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April 11, 2018 Farm and Film Gala

The 8th Annual Farm and Film Gala co-presented with Sooke Region Food CHI will feature vendors of farm and garden supplies, seeds, plants and locally grown/made produce and wares, info tables from regional non-profits concerned with sustaining our beautiful community, local teas and garden-inspired goodies from the EMCS culinary arts  students, gift baskets and the […]

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March 7th, 2018. Intermission Series presents: “Whale rider” by Niki Caro

Whale Rider is a 2002 New Zealand-German film directed by Niki Caro, based on the novel of the same name by Witi Ihimaera. The film stars Keisha Castle-Hughes as Kahu Paikea Apirana, a twelve year old Maori girl whose destiny is to become the chief of the tribe. Her grandfather Koro believes that this is […]

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February 7, 2018 A New Economy

Featuring Ana Maria Peredo, PhD, UVic professor and and aficionado of all    things cooperative, and local working co-op member Steve Unger as post-screening speakers.  Dr. Peredo is the former director of the UVic Centre for Cooperative and Community-based Economy and currently is at the School of Environmental Studies. Steve is a professional electrical engineer with […]

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JANUARY 10th 2018 Intermission series: “SPIRITED AWAY”

“Spirited away”  Wednesday January 10th   Doors open at 6:30, film will start at 7:00  In the theatre at Edward Milne Community School, 6218 Sooke Rd, Sooke, BC. Admission is by donation.   This film has been selected by the BBC as number 4 in the top 100 films of the 21st century. (so far). […]

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December 13, 2017 “Generation Zapped”

  Children and teens are especially vulnerable to the radiation emitted during the everyday use of tablets, cell phones, laptops and wireless routers.  This eye-opening documentary investigates the potential dangers of prolonged exposure to Radio Frequencies (RF) from wireless technology and its effects on our health and well-being as well as the health and development […]

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WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER15th 2017. Awareness Film Night presents: The New Intermission Film Series! and first up is CHARLES CHAPLIN’S “MODERN TIMES”

The new INTERMISSION FILM SERIES! November, January, March and May we’ll be showing comedies and dramas that may make you laugh and cry, while they heighten your awareness. First up is Charlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times” Partly inspired by a conversation with Mahatma Gandhi about the damaging effects of industrial technology, and partly as a result […]

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Season Premiere October 18, 2017 “The True Cost” and Fair Clothing Faire

The Fashion Industry is one of the largest polluters and producers of waste on the planet.  Who knew?  Then there is the well-known unsafe working conditions and poorly paid workers, which has not improved even tho it has come into the occasional media limelight over the past 10 years.  It is well past time for […]

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May 10th, 2017 Season Finale “Power To Change – The Energy Rebellion”

  This 2016 film from Germany outlines a wealth of green-friendly innovations and the figures behind them.  Energy alternatives such as celitement, biogas, kite-powered ships and passive houses are all explored along with the more well-known solar, wind and electric cars.  The film shows the conflict over Germany’s energy revolution which began as a grassroots […]

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