Film festival looks at sustainable world
The Fresh Outlook Foundation is hosting its annual Reel Change SustainAbility Film Fest in Kamloops on Friday, Oct. 19, and Saturday, Oct. 20.
The event opens on Oct. 19 at 5 p.m. at the Commodore Grand Cafe and Lounge, 369 Victoria St.
The following day, Urban Roots, a film on urban farming, will be show at The Art We Are, 246 Victoria St., at 10 a.m., followed by a panel discussion with Donovan Cavers of Conscientious Catering and Curtis Stone of Green City Acres.
Admission to the film is the purchase of a food item at the venue.
At 1 p.m., Stone will offer a two-hour Farming in the City workshop at the Old Courthouse Cultural Centre, 7 West Seymour St.
Tickets are $15 and available online at farminginthecity.eventbrite.ca.
Following the workshop, the documentary Cafeteria Man, which looks at the work put into greening the public-school diet for 83,000 students in Baltimore.
Other films to be shown including:
• Bully, a documentary on bullying in schools in the U.S.;
• Carbon Nation, which looks at energy efficiency and renewable energy;
• HomeSafe Calgary, which addresses homeless families and children;
• On The Line, which looks at the Enbridge pipeline;
• People of a Feather, a documentary on how climate change is affecting the Inuit;
• Surviving Progress, based on the book by Ronald Wright about the cost to humanity from the many aspects of progress;
• Switch, which looks at energy solutions; and
• Urbanized, a documentary on urban and community design.
For more information on the schedule and venues, call Pamela Miller at 250-260-0253 or email email@example.com.