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Farm and Film Gala April 13, 2016

  There will be vendors of farm produce and products, food, seeds and plants as well as tables with information from local farm and food related non-profit groups.  Tea and goodies made by the EMCS Culinary Arts students will be available by donation and there will be gift baskets to be won filled with items […]

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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate January 13th, 2016

Co-presented with Transition Sooke Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and 5 continents over 4 years, “This Changes Everything” is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. Directed by Avi Lewis and inspired by Naomi Klein’s international bestseller of the same name, this film presents 7 powerful portraits of […]

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Season Premier “The Yes Men Are Revolting” October 7, 2015

For the last 20 years notorious activists The Yes Men have staged outrageous and hilarious hoaxes to draw international attention to corporate crimes against humanity and the environment.  Armed with nothing but thrift-store suits and a lack of shame these iconoclastic revolutionaries lie their way into business events and government functions to expose the dangers […]

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The Price We Pay March 4, 2015

Over one-half of the world’s stock of money is beyond reach of public treasuries, placing the tax burden on the middle class and the poor.  This smart, eye-opening, incendiary film by Canadian filmmaker Harold Crooks (“The Corporation”; “Surviving Progress”) examines the dark history and present-day reality of big business tax avoidance which has seen multinationals […]

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A (VIDEO) EVENING WITH CHARLES EISENSTEIN May 14, 2014

2013/2014 Season Finale A (VIDEO) EVENING WITH CHARLES EISENSTEIN Author of “Sacred Economics – Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Transition” and “The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible”. Some quotes from Charles: “We sense that ‘normal’ isn’t coming back, that we are being born in to a new normal: a new […]

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What’s Fracking? April 9, 2014

photo courtesy of Eugene Richards Co-presented with Sierra Club of B.C. The evening will feature 3 short films about fracking.   What exactly IS fracking and how do fracking wells work?  Can anyone just drill fracking wells anywhere in the countryside?  Is liquified natural gas (LNG) really a “clean energy”?  Is the information we are being […]

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Empowered: Power From the People – Jan 8, 2014

Tompkins County New York is one of the cloudiest, least windy places in the U.S. and yet the residents are proving that they can meet their energy needs through totally renewable resources.  From solar and wind to geothermal and even biodiesel, this film tells the story of one community’s role in the energy independence revolution.  […]

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Occupy Love – June 19, 2013

June 19th  SEASON FINALE “Occupy Love” Join acclaimed director Velcrow Ripper (“Scared Sacred”, Fierce Light”) on a journey deep inside the revolution of the heart that is erupting around the planet.  “Occupy Love” explores the growing realization that the dominant system of power is failing to provide us with health, happiness or meaning.  The old […]

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Salmon Confidential April 10, 2013

“Salmon Confidential” Alexandra Morton and Filmmaker Twyla Roscovich will be attending. Follow biologist Alexandra Morton as she unravels the mysteries of B.C.’s declining salmon stocks using some of the world’s top fish labs.  What she uncovers should shock anyone who cares about the future of salmon and all that depends on them. This 70 minute […]

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Possibility – February 13, 2013

“Possibility” A collection of short film clips from around the world that focus on creating a sustainable, vibrant, healthy, cooperative and merry community.  Featuring  the following titles from nextworldtv.com: “Bikes, Trees, Cafes”, “Local Share”, “First Permaculture Eco Village”, “50 Machines Needed For Life” ,  “Generation Waking Up”,  Mushrooms Break Down Toxic Waste”, “Straw Bale Homes”, […]

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