WEDNESDAY, March 1
7:00 - 9:30 pm
NS MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, 1747 Summer St., Halifax, NS
$10 Regular // $5 Youth/Unwaged
Get your TICKETS early on EVENTBRITE or pay at the door! Limited seating.
Sierra Club Canada Foundation - Atlantic is proud to sponsor the showing of TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH, an award-winning feature documentary about the state of our energy system today - from the rise of extreme energy, the end of economic growth, to the people caught in the middle. SEE THE TRAILER: https://vimeo.com/188932447
POST-FILM PANEL - ENERGY PROBLEMS, ENERGY SOLUTIONS featuring
Dr. Lindy Weilgart of Dalhousie Univerisity
Peggy Cameron of Black River Wind, and
Robin Tress of the Council of Canadians.
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FILM SYNOPSIS: To the Ends of the Earth brings forward the voices of those who not only denounce the rise of extreme energy, but also envision the new world that is taking shape in its stead: a future beyond the resource pyramid, a post-growth economy that offers a just society.
Through the stories of people uniquely positioned to watch this global crossroads unfold, director David Lavallee introduces us to the mayor of the Inuit village of Clyde River, Baffin Island and Dalhousie researcher Lindy Weilgart (who will be part of a panel after the film) who share concerns that seismic testing for oil in Canada’s high Arctic is harming marine mammals. Also featured in the film are an environmental lawyer who goes on a journey to Alberta's Tarsands and learns that the second largest oil project in the world is economically unsustainable; energy experts Andrew Nikiforuk and David Hughes who describe the limits of remaining readily accessible fossil fuels and the squandering of this invaluable resource; and a river conservationist in Utah who fights to protect the Colorado River from oil shale projects that would disturb its headwaters.