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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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Farm and Film Gala “Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story” April 8th

Co-presented with Sooke Food CHI In “Just Eat It:  A Food Waste Story” Vancouver Waste Whittlers Jen and Grant, whom we met in January’s screening of “The Clean Bin Project”, return with another no waste-producing/no money-spending vow:  to only consume food that is considered “waste” for 6 months.  Did you say “yuck”?  So did they […]

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DamNation February 11, 2015

Co-presented with Sierra Club of B.C. This film is from the U.S. where there is a change in the national attitude towards the damming of rivers from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that the future is bound to the life and health of rivers.  Dams are coming down in […]

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The Clean Bin Project – January 14, 2015

Co-sponsored with Transition Sooke. Is it possible to live completely waste free for a year?  In this award-winning documentary, partners Jen and Grant go head to head in a light-hearted competition to see who can swear off consumerism and produce the least garbage.  Set in Vancouver, this film is a call to action that speaks […]

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Stand – November 12, 2014

    This beautifully filmed documentary takes viewers on a journey through the untarnished scenery, pristine ecosystems and life rich in culture and history of the B.C. coastal areas that are under threat by the proposed Enbridge and Kinder Morgan pipelines and the tankers that will be servicing them.  The film features expedition stand up […]

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Defensora – October 8th, 2014

2014/2015 Season Premiere Co-presented with the Victoria Mining Justice Action Committee (MJAC). If you want to register your mining company in a country that has the least amount of encouragement or regulations for acting responsibly and cooperatively towards the peoples and the ecology near your mine, pick Canada! “Defensora” is a documentary about Mayan Q’eqchi […]

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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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Farming and Gardening Gala March 12

Farming and Gardening Gala March 12    Co-presented with Sooke Food CHI            “Preserving Farmland” The evening will feature 3 short films:  “Hands Off the ALR Townhall Meeting” held in Sidney in November, “Growing Farmers” and “Hands in the Dirt”. Post screening discussion with Kimi and Kareno, featured in “Hands in the Dirt”, Javier […]

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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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