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Play Again & Consuming Kids – January 9, 2013

“Play Again” and “Consuming Kids” Play Again explores the consequences of a childhood removed from nature.  This moving and humorous documentary follows six teenagers as they unplug and go on their first wilderness adventure – no electricity, no cell phone coverage, no virtual reality.  Research shows that a lack of connection with nature leads to less […]

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In Transition 2.0 – October 10, 2012

co-presented with Sooke Transition Town Society An inspirational film focusing on the Transition movement. Sixteen stories from 7 countries around the world of people doing such things as printing their own community money, growing their food in unexpected places, localizing their economies and setting up their own community power stations.  In a world of increasing […]

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Schooling The World: The White Man’s Last Burden – Dec.14, 2011

Wednesday (December 14th) is the screening of the film “Schooling The World: The White Man’s Last Burden”. This is a beautifully filmed one hour long documentary that explores what happens when we replace a traditional culture’s way of learning about and understanding the world with that of the Western world, designed to prepare children for […]

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The Marketing of Madness – Oct.12, 2011

The Marketing of Madness: The Truth About Psychotropic Drugs The ‘Marketing of Madness’ is the definitive documentary on the psychiatric drugging industry. Here is the real story of the high income partnership between psychiatry and drug companies that has created an $80 billion psychotropic drug profit centre. But appearances are deceiving. How valid are psychiatrists’ […]

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Occupation Has No Future – Feb. 9, 2011

A reminder that Awareness Film Night is this Wednesday, Feb. 9th. We will be screening “Occupation Has No Future”, an inspiring and revealing 2010 film that focuses on Israelis and Palestinians peacefully organizing against militarism and occupation. The film will be followed by a talk by Kevin Neish, a Victoria resident detailing his experiences on […]

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Smile Pinki – Dec. 8, 2010

In the season of giving, Awareness Film Night will be presenting December’s moviegoers with a chance to learn about and make a meaningful difference in the lives of children in Ethiopia who require corrective surgery for birth defects and accidental deformities. On December 8th there will be a screening of the Oscar-winning short documentary “Smile […]

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Slingshot Hip Hop – May 12, 2010

Palestinian Hip Hop group DAM, which has spawned a cult following and a small army of imitators, is featured in the May 12 Awareness Film Night screening of “Slingshot Hip Hop”. Freedom of expression and the powers of suppression meet head-on in this gritty and infectious documentary that weaves together the stories of young Palestinians […]

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From the Heart of the World, the Elder Brothers’ Warning – Dec. 10, 2008

Awareness Film Night Weds. Dec. 10 “From the Heart of the World, the Elder Brothers’ Warning” The Kogi are an indigenous people living in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern Columbia in South America. They are the only civilization to have survived the Spanish conquests and kept their culture intact and themselves isolated. In 1988 […]

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Escape From Suburbia – Beyond the American Dream – Nov. 19, 2008

Hi moviegoers……Weds. Nov. 19th is the next Awareness Film Night. We will be showing the 2007 film “Escape From Suburbia – Beyond the American Dream”. A sequel to the 2004 film “The End of Suburbia”, this film examines, through personal stories and interviews, how peak oil and climate change have already begun to affect modern […]

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Salud! – Apr. 2, 2008

Awareness Film Night, Wednesday April 2nd, presents “Salud!”. This Victoria area premiere is an inspiring look at Cuba, cash-strapped, yet providing over 28,000 health care professionals to the poorest regions of 68 countries and home to the largest medical school in the world where 12,000 low-income students from 27 countries receive a free medical education. […]

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