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REEL SustainAbility Film Festival

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 in | Comments Off on REEL SustainAbility Film Festival

The REEL CHANGE SustainAbility Film Festival is coming to Kamloops again October 17 to 19, 2013, and this year’s line-up is truly inspiring! Hosted by the Fresh Outlook Foundation (FOF) and sponsored by BC Hydro Power Smart, the festival presents a series of acclaimed documentaries on a variety of current sustainability issues including the organic food industry, threatened wild salmon, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and human survival. The intention of the festival is actual behaviour change, and nothing inspires like film. “The topics are very relevant, and close to home,” says Kamloops festival organizer Marcia Dick. “Each of the films carries a meaningful message and, in my case, has resulted in real changed behaviour. I ride my bike as much as possible, hang-dry my clothes, compost, eat organic food, refuse to buy farmed salmon, and continually look for...

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Reel Sustainability Film Fest

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011 in At Issue | 1 comment

Yet another exciting event planned for September!  This film fest will take place at TRU and features 12 films all relating to some aspect of sustainability.   There will be a panel discussion after each film.  Films will run Friday evening Sept 23 (7 pm) and all day Saturday Sept 24 including an evening film at 7 pm Some films: The Economics of Happiness (economic localization) Gasland (natural gas extraction) The Clean Bin Project (zero waste) Vanishing of the Bees (species protection Hosted by the Fresh Outlook Foundation and BC Hydro PowerSmart    ...

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