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Visual Responses to the Energy Economy: H2Oil Screening

May 27 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Public Speakers Series

Oil & The Arts: Creative Responses to the Energy Economy

How do oil and art mix? How are visual artists, performance artists, and writers responding to the oil and energy economy? How are artists and curators representing, documenting, and archiving Alberta’s oil economy? What is the role of public art in contemplating the issues arising from Alberta’s oil economy? This speaker series will feature local and international artists, activists, and critics whose creative work addresses these questions and responds to the energy economy.

May 27: Visual Responses to the Energy Economy
Screening H2Oil with Director Shannon Walsh

Location

Natural Resources Engineering Facility (NRE) 1-001
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 10, 2010 by Anonymous

REAP Down to Earh Week: Food For Thought

Apr 11 2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Engage your taste buds, mind and fellow food lovers with an evening dedicated to meeting your local farmers and the chefs that are diligently working to bring the fruits of their labor to your table. You will enjoy the best organic and sustainable foods Alberta has to offer prepared by the finest local chefs. Then sit back to watch Food Fight, a documentary that explores how American agricultural policy and food culture developed over the 20th century. The after party will follow in the Marquee Room with live music by Chris Velan. Read more »

Location

The Uptown Stage & Screen
612 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 26, 2010 by Anonymous

Film Screening — For the Next 7 Generations: 13 Indigenous Grandmothers Weaving a World that Works

Mar 27 2010 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples is pleased to present the film "For the Next 7 Generations: 13 Indigenous Grandmothers Weaving a World that Works" followed by a discussion and refreshments. Following the screening, we will have a discussion with our guest, Cindy Gaudet, Métis Woman, Educator. She will share her experiences with the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers. We look forward to welcoming those from all walks of life and to generating positive community relations in addressing these important teachings for the next seven generations. Read more »

Location

Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples
10821 96 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 22, 2010 by Anonymous

"Downstream" and "Our Land, My People" Film Screening for World Water Week

Mar 23 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=368944096105 

Downstream synopsis

At the heart of the multi-billion dollar Oil Sands industry in Alberta, a doctor’s career is jeopardized as he fights for the lives of the aboriginal people living and dying of rare cancers downstream from one of the most polluting operations in the world. Read more »

Location

Central Academic Building (CAB) 235
University of Alberta (North of 87 Avenue, between 114 Street and 112 Street)
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 22, 2010 by Anonymous

Blue Gold: A Documentary, screening and World Water Day Discussion

Mar 22 2010 - 7:00pm

Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=358996352219

The documentary screening will be followed by a discussion facilitated by Ricardo Acuña of the Parkland Institute. Read more »

Location

Engineering Teaching & Learning Complex (ETLC) E1 - 007
University of Alberta (East of 116 Street, between 91 Avenue & 92 Avenue)
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 22, 2010 by Anonymous

Film Screening & Fundraiser: Mad City Chickens

Mar 10 2010 - 7:00pm

Canadian Liberated Urban Chicken Klub (CLUCK) presents the Alberta Premiere of…

Mad City Chickens

The Calgary Right to Food & Urban Chicken Trial:

A CLUCK fundraiser and rally of support for the legal challenge to the illegal City of Calgary Bylaw denying citizens a Right to Food by raising Urban Chickens. Read more »

Location

Plaza Theatre
1133 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 9, 2010 by Anonymous

Film Screening: Finding Farley

Mar 11 2010 - 7:00pm

Join the National Film Board and Mountain Equipment Co-op for a free screening of Finding Farley!

Director Leanne Allison in attendance

When Karsten Heuer and Leanne Allison (Being Caribou), along with their 2-year old son, Zev, and indomitable dog Willow set out to trace the footsteps of one of Canada's most famous writers, Farley Mowat, they mean it literally.

Their 5000-kilometre trip – trekking, sailing, portaging and paddling from the prairies to the Maritimes – to discover to people and places that inspired Farley Mowat's most acclaimed books is captured in the compelling documentary Finding Farley.

Watch the trailer Read more »

Location

Plaza Theatre
1133 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 8, 2010 by Anonymous

Film Screening: Finding Farley

Mar 10 2010 - 7:00pm

Join the National Film Board and Mountain Equipment Co-op for a free screening of Finding Farley

Director Leanne Allison in attendance

When Karsten Heuer and Leanne Allison (Being Caribou), along with their 2-year old son, Zev, and indomitable dog Willow set out to trace the footsteps of one of Canada's most famous writers, Farley Mowat, they mean it literally.

Their 5000-kilometre trip – trekking, sailing, portaging and paddling from the prairies to the Maritimes – to discover to people and places that inspired Farley Mowat's most acclaimed books is captured in the compelling documentary Finding Farley.

Watch the trailer Read more »

Location

Metro Cinema (Ziedler Hall)
9828 101A Avenue (Citadel Theatre)
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 8, 2010 by Anonymous

AWA Tuesday Talk: Red Deer River Journey

Oct 20 2009 - 7:00pm

With Phil French & Carolyn Campbell

Join Phil and Carolyn on a video journey from the headwaters of the Red Deer River to its confluence with the South Saskatchewan. From mountains to badlands, experience the beauty and the diversity as you travel along this major, but often overlooked, Alberta river. Read more »

Location

AWA Office
455 12 Street NW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 14, 2009 by Anonymous

Calgary Film Premiere of "The Age of Stupid"

Oct 13 2009 - 6:30pm

The Age of Stupid

Franny Armstrong 2009

Run time: 92 min. | UK | Language: English

Tickets: Free with library card.

This screening kicks off a local campaign to call for a science-based climate agreement at the UN summit in Copenhagen this December. Come on out and show your support! Read more »

Location

John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library Central Branch
616 MacLeod Trail SE
Calgary, AB

Posted October 1, 2009 by Anonymous

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