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Transition Film Series


Transition Film Series

Featuring Films About Energy Issues and Building Community Resilience

Location: Whatcom County
Members: 36
Latest Activity: yesterday

Join us the 3rd Tuesday of the month for a film specially chosen to highlight Transition-related issues, and some of the ways individuals, families, and communities are building resilience and self reliance.

We have a sold out showing of Occupy Love screening this week! Very exciting. Too keep our momentum going we need YOUR help!

What should our next movie be? Add your suggestions and respond to those already posted.

If you are interested in helping to with the TW movie project indicate your willingness with a comment below. We need help screening potential movies, working with venues, identifying co-sponsors, posting flyers, hosting discussions, etc- let us know if you would like to help!

Discussion Forum

Films Recommended & Films Shown in Past

Started by Heather K. Last reply by David MacLeod Nov 4, 2012. 4 Replies

 Keeping track of what films we recommend& which ones have already been shown locally.Scroll down to David M's May 8th, 2012 comment for compiled list.Continue

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Comment by David MacLeod on May 8, 2012 at 9:40pm

I put the full list of films we've shown in the Discussion forum:

Comment by David MacLeod on May 8, 2012 at 9:13pm

We also showed "Mad City Chickens" and "Collapse" (Michael Ruppert).

Comment by David MacLeod on May 6, 2012 at 9:46pm

I think the first movie TW sponsored was "The Great Squeeze," organized by David Waugh for a showing at Fairhaven College, in 2009 I think.

Comment by warren miller on May 6, 2012 at 9:32pm

Crisis of Civilization- 4/26/12

Economics of Happiness- 6/13/11

Affluenza- 5/7/11

Age of Stupid- 4/7/2010

Homegrown- 2/17/10

Are there others I missed?

Comment by warren miller on May 6, 2012 at 9:20pm

Great Movie. We showed it a few months ago and had a wonderful turnout. I will go back and look at the movies we have shown in the past and post them here so we have a record.

Comment by Clarissa Mansfield on May 6, 2012 at 7:22pm

Thanks for starting this film series! It's a great idea. I look forward to the next one. My suggestion is for the film "The Economics of Happiness." If you haven't seen it already, it's really cool and inspiring. (WWU's library has a copy if you want to preview it.)

Comment by warren miller on May 6, 2012 at 5:29pm

Transition 2.0 is on the way (I should have the DVD in just a few days). Anyone want to help plan a showing? When is a good time to show it? Where show we do it?

Comment by Heather K on May 1, 2012 at 4:35pm

“The Farmer and The Horse Film” would be interesting.  There is an annual draft-horse event each year in rural park outside of Lynden, and I have eastcoast friends who have farmed for years with draft horses.

My feedback on Crisis of Civilization: great to hear of Emily research on the main speaker in the movie. The 2nd half had globel political info I was not aware of, and Id like to watch at least the last 30 minutes again:

It was very interesting to listen to folks share responses to movie who have not been involved in permaculture-transition-living democracy work.

Comment by warren miller on April 27, 2012 at 12:20pm

Here is another film possibility from Rob. Anyone interested?

 farmer and the horse filmThe Farmer and the Horse
The director is offering any official Transition group anywhere in the world the opportunity to host one free public screening of movie. The only cost would be the purchase of the DVD for $15. Let him know about your screening, and he'll help publicize them on The Farmer and the Horse website and Facebook page.

Comment by warren miller on April 27, 2012 at 10:37am

Good turnout to our showing of Crisis of Civilization last night (about 25 people), about 1/2 active TW members. Anyone have any additional comments on how it went? Anything we should change for next time?


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