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Permaculture Evening February 10, 2016

Featuring the film “Inhabit” and a panel of Sooke Permaculture maestros. Released in 2015, “Inhabit” introduces permaculture, a design method that offers an ecological lens for solving many issues related to agriculture, economics, governance and more.  This film presents a vast array of projects, concepts and people and it translates the biodiversity of permaculture into […]

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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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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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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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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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Civilizing the Economy – May 9, 2012

An exploration of working cooperatives, both as businesses and service providers, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy, the U.S. and Canada. The film will be followed by a discussion on the possibilities for cooperatives in the Sooke area led by Andrew Moore and Don Brown both of whom have education and expertise in the work of establishing cooperatives […]

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The Economics of Happiness – May 11, 2011

Hello moviegoers……………”The Economics of Happiness” will screen this Wednesday, May 11th. Co-sponsored with Sooke Transition Town, it will be the season finale for Awareness Film Night. This visually stunning film offers a refreshing take on the importance of local communities in shaping happy, healthy futures. The film connects the dots between climate chaos, economic meltdown […]

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Zeitgeist, The Movie – June 18, 2008

Hi moviegoers……..we are closing the season with a screening of “Zeitgeist, The Movie”. This film was created as a non-profit expression to inspire people to start looking at the world from a more critical perspective and to understand that very often things are not what the population at large think they are. Part I “The Greatest […]

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Venezuela Rising – Apr.11, 2007

Weds. April 11 – Alvin “Skipper” Bailey, a filmmaker, activist and music producer from New York City is currently touring North America with his film “Venezuela Rising”. Co-sponsored by Awareness Video Night and Victoria in Solidarity With Venezuela, this film night is a great opportunity to find out more about Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela. When making […]

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Scared Sacred (2005) – January 11, 2006

In a world teetering on the edge of self-destruction, filmmaker Velcrow Ripper takes the audience on a visually stunning pilgrimage to Earth’s Ground Zeros searching for hope and meaning in the turmoil of the darkest moments of recent human history. Ripper’s search takes him to the minefields of Cambodia, war torn Afghanistan, the toxic wasteland […]

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