The Radicals Film Screenings in Nelson & Rossland

West Kootenay EcoSociety is delighted to be hosting the newest film from Beyond Boarding, The Radicals. The movie follows an active group of snowboarders and surfers who drift away from their respective sports into the world of frontline activism in a journey along the West Coast of Canada. Honouring the stewards of this land since time immemorial, they join land defenders fighting for the…

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ALL IN Rossland Success

We did our first showing of ALL IN at the Miners' Hall in Rossland, and it was packed! Tickets sold out before we even officially opened the doors, plus a solid 30 folks opted to sit on the floor or lean against the walls to take it the show. This picture from Ashley Voykin tells exactly that story: So if you live in proximity to Nelson, what are you waiting for?? Get online and reserve your…

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EcoSociety brings ALL IN to Rossland & Nelson

As we wake up to frosty mornings and catch a glimpse of the first skiffs of snow, it's a clear sign that winter is coming. And what better way to celebrate than with a ski movie!? We are very excited to announce that EcoSociety will be hosting two screenings of Matchstick Production’s latest ski movie, ALL IN. Featuring an equal cast of women and men, this movie casually breaks gender stereotypes…

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Earth Day Extravaganza in Nelson

Join the EcoSociety and our friends for a Kootenay Earth Day celebration in Nelson on Saturday, April 22 Nelson Interfaith Climate Action Collaborative invites you to a special vigil at Lakeside Park 3pm Local entertainment, audience participation, fun for everyone 4pm Faith communities annouce support for 100% renewable energy & special interfaith climate vigil 5:30pm Vegetarian…

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The Wisdom to Survive

Join West Kootenay EcoSociety and co-hosts for a series of screenings of the new documentary The Wisdom to Survive!  THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE accepts the consensus of scientists that climate change has already arrived, and asks, what is keeping us from action? The film explores how unlimited growth and greed are destroying the life support system of the planet, the social fabric of the society,…

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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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