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Focus on Sustainability Film Festival: Water

Published February 28, 2012

by afdubreu

'Planet in Focus with York University Present: Focus on Sustainability Film Festival' - an annual event with its premiere theme on water! This entertaining and educating experience features domestic and foreign documentaries, a panel discussion with filmmakers, activists and academics, as well as prizes provided by Mountain Equipment Co-op.  Please join us on Monday, March 19th, 2012 in the York University Senate Chambers (NR940) from 10am to 5pm.  Only 2$ for all day access. The films include:

Our panel discussion at 2:30pm will be moderated by Stepan Wood (Director of IRIS), and feature Ron Plain, an activist, as well as two FES professors: Anna Zalik ad Lewis Melot.

This festival is brought to you by The Osgoode Environmental Law Society (ELS), The Institute for Research and Innovation in Sustainability (IRIS), and The Climate Consortium for Research Action Integration (CC-RAI).

Many thanks to our supporters: The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Mountain Equipment Co-Op, the York Federation of Students (YFS) and The Centre for Human Rights.

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  2. Salish Sea Burrard Inlet, a jewel in our midst on the West Coast, inspired a local independent filmmaker to make a short documentary film that reaches back into the memory of the 1973 oil spill in the outer harbour, shows the inlet as it is today with both canoes and tankers on its waters, and imagines a possible better future for all of us.

    Tarsands Titanics in the Sacred Salish Sea Burrard Inlet II

    part 1:

    part 2:

    * Please see Tarsands Titanics in Sacred Burrard Inlet I