P.O.W.E.R., in partnership with the Town of Halton Hills and its Office of Sustainability, offers an eco-educational focus through this entertaining and informative series of eco-documentary films and guest speakers.
Five EcoFilm Screenings take place in the winter/spring months at the John Elliott Theatre, 9 Church St. Georgetown.
Tickets are $10./Adults, $5./Students, available at the Georgetown Library, at www.haltonhills.ca/theatre or by calling the Box Office at 905-877-3700.
Become an EcoFilm Fest sponsor and enjoy promotion opportunities via our event posters and our website, as well as at our venue on screening nights.
This community based initiative supports the Town’s Strategic Plan for enhancing the quality of life through a focus on cultural vibrancy, economic prosperity, environmental health and social well-being.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 – “After The Last River”
After the Last River connects personal stories from the Attawapiskat First Nation to industry agendas (De Beers mine) and government policies, painting a complex portrait of a territory that is an imperiled homeland to some and a profitable new frontier for others.
Speaker: Vicki Lean, Film Director
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 – “Genetic Roulette –The Gamble of Our Lives”
Never-Before-Seen-Evidence points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the US population, especially among children. Gastrointestinal disorders, allergies, inflammatory diseases, and infertility are just some of the problems implicated in humans, pets, livestock, and lab animals that eat genetically modified soybeans and corn.
Speaker: Debbie Morton, P.O.W.E.R. Board Member
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 – “The Messenger: Imagine a World without Birdsong”
A visually stunning piece, this movie will take you from the northern reaches of the Boreal Forest to the base of Mount Ararat in Turkey to explore the human impact on these songbirds, and the mass depletion across continents.
Speaker: Don Scallen, President, Halton /North Peel Naturalists Club
2nd Screening: Sunday, June 4, 2017 Trinity United Church, Acton
Jan 21 ‘The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism, & Community’
Feb 25 ‘COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret’
Mar 24 ‘Water on the Table’
Apr 28 ‘Dirt! The Story with Heart and Soul’
May 19 (Georgetown) Jun 5 (Acton) ‘More Than Honey: What Are the Bees Telling Us?’
Jan 27 ‘Into the Arctic II‘
Feb 24 ‘To Make a Farm‘
Mar 22 ‘Watermark‘
Apr 9 ‘Bottled Life‘
May 12 ‘A Sense of Wonder’