Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities
Time: March 21, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: École Jules Vernes auditorium
Street: 5445 Baillie St, Vancouver, BC V5Z 3M6
Website or Map: http://www.rendez-vousvancouv…
Event Neighbourhood and Type: oakridge, 41st-film, screening
Organized By: Manon Gartside and VOP
Latest Activity: Mar 21
Tomorrow is an inspiring documentary which connects the dots and shows what sustainability looks like. Winner of the 2016 César award for best documentary, it has inspired communities to take initiatives. Come learn how citizens from around the world are transforming their communities to become sustainable and resilient from the bottom up and having loads of fun in the process. In English, French, Hindi with English subtitles.
Tuesday, March 21, 7 pm, doors open at 6 pm for networking
Jules Verne Secondary Auditorium
5445 Baillie St, Vancouver, BC V5Z 3M6
8 minutes walk from Oakridge 41 skytrain station
Buy tickets through paypal at Vision Ouest Production (VOP)
Tickets 10$ plus $3 membership
Cash at the door
It integrates what we need for sustainability and resilience.
It starts out tackling food security with agroecology and permaculture, then moves on to energy, industrial ecology, economics, democracy and education. It interviews Stanford researchers, Detroit urban farmers, Todmoor edible landscapers, permaculture farmers in England and France. It highlights geothermal energy in Iceland, Copenhagen’s integrated bike infrastructure and energy retrofits in Denmark, Germany and the Reunion Island, industrial ecology and biomimicry in France, zero waste in San Francisco, Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE) in Oakland, complementary interest-free currencies in England, Belgium and Switzerland, Transition Towns with Rob Hopkins, Vandana Shiva on democracy, citizens assemblies chosen by lot (sortition) in Iceland who rewrote the constitution and citizens assemblies in Texas made it a wind energy leader, Indian direct democracy where Dalits and non-Dalits live and work together and finally education in Finland where there are no private schools, little or no testing, homework or teacher evaluation, where students are educated to be happy, self-learners and active citizens, topping international academic standards in the process.
Film Tomorrow/Demain website https://www.demain-lefilm.com/en/film