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May 10th, 2017 Season Finale “Power To Change – The Energy Rebellion”

  This 2016 film from Germany outlines a wealth of green-friendly innovations and the figures behind them.  Energy alternatives such as celitement, biogas, kite-powered ships and passive houses are all explored along with the more well-known solar, wind and electric cars.  The film shows the conflict over Germany’s energy revolution which began as a grassroots […]

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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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Season Finale: Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World May 11, 2016

B.C. filmmaker Charles Wilkinson’s (“Peace Out”; “Oil Sands Karaoke”) award-winning 2015 documentary is set on pristine Haida Gwaii.  It shows how the distinct world view of the 14,000 year old indigenous society is co-mingling with an influx of progressive, modern urbanites to create a sustainable world that well may survive the formidable challenges of the […]

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Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr March 9, 2016

Omar Khadr is the Canadian youth who was captured by American Forces in Afghanistan and spent over a decade in Guantanamo Prison.  He was released on bail in Edmonton in May of 2015 at age 28.  Based on the book by award-winning journalist Michelle Shephard who co-directed the film with Patrick Reed, “Guantanamo’s Child” chronicles […]

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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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“Orphan Girl” December 9, 2015

This docudrama is the true story of Helen Getachew Abebe who was born in a brushwood hut in southern Ethiopia.  As a young girl she lost 2 sisters, her mother and father and a leg to gangrene.  She grew up in an orphanage that owed as much to Dickens as to Mother Theresa. After the […]

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