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Films in the Green Film Series

Seed: The Untold Story

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March 3, 2017, 7pm, Roberts Creek Hall. As many irreplaceable seeds near extinction, SEED reveals the harrowing and heartening story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a David and Goliath battle against chemical seed companies, defending a 12,000 year food legacy. USA  2016.,  Directed and Produced by Taggart Siegel & Jon Betz.

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Angry Inuk

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Nov 14 in Gibsons, Nov 16 in Sechelt. Angry Inuk gives voice to Inuit hunters in tiny remote arctic communities who are negatively affected by animal rights groups protesting against the Canadian east coast seal hunt a thousand kilometres away..Canada, 2016, 82min.  Director: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril.

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“Angry Inuk” director hopes to change minds on seal hunt ban

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The Green Film Series presents the highly acclaimed film “Angry Inuk” on Monday November 14 in Gibsons and Wednesday November 16 in Sechelt. Seal hunting, a critical part of Inuit life, has been controversial for a long time, and Inuit have always been an afterthought in international discussions around it.

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How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can't Change

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Oct 10 in Gibsons, Oct 13 in Sechelt. Oscar Nominated director Josh Fox (GASLAND) continues in his deeply personal style, investigating climate change – the greatest threat our world has ever known. USA, 2016, 125min. 

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Goodwin's Way

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Sept 19 in Gibsons, Sept 22 in Sechelt. A feature documentary that explores a British Columbia town’s resistance to a coal-powered future 100 years after the killing of controversial local labour activist Ginger Goodwin.Canada, 2016, 60min.  Director/producer Neil Vokey.

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The Pass System

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Sat May 14, 7:30pm Gibsons Heritage Playhouse. The Pass System illuminates a shocking time when Canada embraced racial segregation: willfully and illegally denying Indigenous peoples the basic freedom to leave their reserves, and jailing them when they did so without a pass. Canada, 2015, 51min. Directed by Alex Williams. Music by Aboriginal cellist and composer Cris Derksen.

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Landfill Harmonic

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Thurs Apr 21 in Sechelt, Fri Apr 22 in Gibsons. EARTH DAY FILM! Meet the Recycled Orchestra, a Paraguyan youth group who plays instruments made out of garbage. When their story goes viral, the orchestra is catapulted into global spotlight. However, when the largest flood devastates their country, they must become the source of hope for their community.  USA, 2015, 84min.  Directed by Brad Allgood and Graham Townsley. 

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