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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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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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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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Let’s Talk Trash! – Nov. 13, 2013

Let’s Talk Trash!          November 13 Featuring the film: “Trashed” In this 2013 British documentary by filmmaker Candida Brady, Jeremy Irons travels the world to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem.  Although not a pretty picture, there is some hope as the film turns from the alarming results […]

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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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Annual Farming and Gardening Gala – March 6, 2013

                  Annual Farming and Gardening Gala Co-sponsored with Sooke Food CHI Stories from Women Farmers, Old and New Featuring: – “Outstanding in Her field” – a film by and about women in sustainable agriculture produced in the 1990’s by the South Island Organic Producers Association, including Sooke’s Mary Alice Johnson of ALM Farms. This film […]

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