This Changes Everything to screen in Saint John, Fredericton

Written by This Changes Everything - thefilm.thischangeseverything.org/ on November 11, 2015

this-changes-everythingWhat if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world?

Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.

Directed by Avi Lewis, and inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond.

Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Klein’s narration, connecting the carbon in the air with the economic system that put it there. Throughout the film, Klein builds to her most controversial and exciting idea: that we can seize the existential crisis of climate change to transform our failed economic system into something radically better.

In Saint John: Thursday, Nov. 26 at 6:00pm at Mary H. Oland Theatre, NB Museum. Organized by the Saint John Chapter of the Council of Canadians. Facebook event page.

In Fredericton: Sunday, Nov. 29 at 1:30pm at Ted Daigle Auditorium, St. Thomas University. Organized by the Fredericton Young Greens. Facebook event page.

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