Sustainability

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June’s Conscious Movie – Farmageddon: the Unseen War on American Family Farms

In June, the Centers of Light will show Farmageddon Americans’ right to access fresh, healthy foods of their choice is under attack. Farmageddon tells the story of small, family farms that were providing safe, healthy foods to their communities and were forced to stop, sometimes through violent [...]
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Thrive: What On Earth Will It Take?

THRIVE is an unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what’s REALLY going on in our world by following the money upstream — uncovering the global consolidation of power in nearly every aspect of our lives. Weaving together breakthroughs in science, consciousness and activism, THRIVE offers [...]
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Vanishing of the Bees – February 2012 Conscious Movie

Did you know that one of every three bites of our food comes from crops that rely on pollination from bees? This documentary explores the reasons honeybees are disappearing all over the earth. It’s called Colony Collapse Disorder – but no explanation or solution exists. This documentary details the [...]

Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms discusses grass-fed cattle

This informative and entertaining video introduces “moving, mobbing and mowing”, which is what herbivores do in nature. They naturally move in groups, from pasture to pasture, eating (mowing) the grass. Joel Salatin tells us that mimicking this tendency of herbivores in farming practices provides [...]

The Girl Who Silenced the World for 5 Minutes

“What you do makes me cry at night … make your actions reflect your words.” Severn Suzuki, a twelve year old girl, appeals to the delegates at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in 1992. Severn Cullis-Suzuki has continued her environmental activism through many projects, [...]
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Bag It – November’s Conscious Cinema

A documentary about plastic bags evolved into a wholesale investigation into plastics and their effect on our waterways, oceans, and even our bodies. Join the Bag It movement and decide for yourself how plastic your life will be. Watch the Trailer If you feel moved to give to this cause, all [...]
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The Economics of Happiness – October’s Conscious Movie

The Economics of Happiness describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions. On the one hand, government and big business continue to promote globalization and the consolidation of corporate power. At the same time, all around the world people are resisting those policies, [...]
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Dirt! the Movie

“The only remedy for disconnecting people from the natural world is connecting them to it again.” In June, the Centers of Light will be showing Dirt! the Movie. Dirt provides us with food and shelter, but it also balances the earth’s temperature, water content, regulates climate. What would we do [...]
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Black Gold: A Film About Coffee and Trade

“For a three dollar cup of coffee, a farmer earns three cents.” from Black Gold. In March, the Centers of Light will show Black Gold. This impactful documentary has been an official selection at international film festivals. It brings to light the multi-billion dollar designer coffee industry, and [...]
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The End of the Line

Join us in February at the Center of Light to view and discuss The End of the Line. This documentary addresses the issue of sustainability – or the lack of it – in the fishing industry. Scientists predict that our penchant for eating fish, especially the large ones, is causing the world’s [...]
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