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Jumbo Wild Film

For decades, First Nations, conservationists, backcountry skiers and snowboarders have fought a proposed large-scale ski resort deep in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. After 24 years of opposition, what more will it take to keep Jumbo wild for good?   Come and see this amazing film on Wednesday February 17 at the Civic Theatre at 7:30 pm.    Tickets will…

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Fractured Land

Join us for the Kootenays premier of this stunning and inspiring documentary about BC's fracking industry. Filmmaker Damien Gillis will be at the Capitol with us to discuss the film. With some of the world's largest fracking operations on his territory, a young indigenous leader and lawyer confronts the fractures within his community and himself as he struggles to reconcile traditional teachings…

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The Fish Between the Falls

One of the biggest river restoration projects ever attempted is happening right in our own backyard. The Fish Between The Falls, a film by George Sibley, is telling this story to the world. Come see this wonderful film about the attempts to save the the Kootenay River White Sturgeon. If you are interest in local conservation projects this film is not to be missed.  The Fish Between the Falls…

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GMO OMG

What’s on your plate? Filmmaker and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and how they affect our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice. His journey takes him to Haiti, Paris, Norway, and even the front door of agri-giant Monsanto, the largest provider of GMOs in the United States, as he poses perhaps the…

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Deep Green Film and Panel

You're invited to an Earth-day inspired screening of the uplifting and energizing film Deep Green, at the Civic Theatre on April 23. The film, which focuses on practical steps that we can all take to help prevent climate chaos, will be followed by a panel discussion of local experts. Thanks to our co-sponsors at Nelson Hydro and Eco-Save, tickets are just $5, with all proceeds going to…

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People of a Feather

We are very excited to bring the award-winning documentary People of a Feather to Nelson on November 20 at the Civic Theatre. The film is jam-packed with stunning imagery and vivid characters, and has been hailed as "spectacular," and "breathtaking." This film "could inspire you to change the way you live the rest of your life." The proceeds of this event will benefit West Kootenay EcoSociety as…

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