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March 8, 2017 Toad People

             A Story of Hope.  B.C. currently has no law to protect endangered species.  But everywhere in the province local communities are taking action to stand up for species at risk – western toads, barn owls, mountain caribou, Oregon spotted frogs and more.  For the last 4 years co-directors Mike […]

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December 14, 2016 “For the Love of Music”

  A collaboration between Awareness Film Night, the Sooke Philharmonic Society and Harmony Project Sooke The evening will be a benefit for the Harmony Project and will feature 3 short films followed by live music and mulled cider and seasonal goodies in the theatre foyer. The original Harmony Project was founded L.A. by Dr. Margaret Martin […]

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Season Finale: “All the Time in the World” May 13, 2015

A family of five (mom, dad, kids 10, 8 and 4) leave their comfortable life in Dawson City to spend 9 months in a small log cabin with no running water, electricity, road access, internet or even clocks and watches. Filmmaker Suzanne Crocker (the mom), who switched careers from rural family physician to filmmaker explains:  […]

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Twenty Years of Awareness Celebration – December 10, 2014

Awareness Film Night will celebrate 20 years of presenting monthly documentaries on topics normally disregarded by the mainstream media with a re-screening of the first film we screened back in 1994: “Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media“. Mark Achbar (“The Corporation”) and Peter Wintonick’s award-winning documentary presents Noam Chomsky, world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political […]

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Kuper Island: Return to the Healing Circle – Feb 12, 2014

“Kuper Island: Return to the Healing Circle” They called it Alcatraz.  It was the Kuper Island Residential School and it stood on a remote island off the coast of Vancouver Island.  For almost a century hundreds of Coast Salish children were sent to Kuper Island where they were forbidden to speak their native language, forced […]

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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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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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