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Canadian Environmental Show

presented by Ecologyst
A thought-provoking and action-inspiring collection of films that highlight pressing environmental issues affecting Canada in 2022. This show includes three World Premieres and a panel discussion. Presented by Ecologyst.

Show Info

Date

Wednesday March 2, 2022
Expired!

Time

Doors: 6:30pm
7:30pm - 10:00pm

Venue

Kay Meek Arts Centre
1700 Mathers Ave, West Vancouver, BC

Ticket Info

Advance Pricing

Adult: $25 CAD
Youth & Senior: $23 CAD

REGULAR PRICING*

Adult: $27 CAD
Youth & Senior: $25 CAD

* Regular pricing starts Feb 25, 2022

Films

40 mins |
Canada |
2021
DIRECTOR:
Cam William MacArthur
LANGUAGE: English
A decades-long battle to protect endangered old-growth forests in BC escalates at Fairy Creek.
World Premiere
8 mins |
Canada |
2021
DIRECTOR:
Damien T.C. Gillis
LANGUAGE: English
Journey to Namu to witness the unfolding travesty and the plan to resurrect the coastal commerce.
World Premiere
23 mins |
Canada |
2019
DIRECTOR:
Andrew Budziak
LANGUAGE: English
A story about our relationship with wolves – a relationship based on love, hate and fear.
World Premiere
11 mins |
Canada |
2021
DIRECTOR:
Carter Kirilenko
LANGUAGE: English
A film about the interconnectedness between wild salmon and the ancient forests.
Before They Fall Panel Discussion

Join the filmmakers and characters from ‘Before They Fall’ as they take the stage to discuss their individual relationships with ancient forests and why it’s imperative we protect them.

Speaker

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Momme Halbe, is a German-Canadian Producer at Ecologyst Films. He worked as a Communications Director and Production Manager at Whistler based Sherpas Cinema from 2011-2014 and worked as a freelance filmmaker and producer from 2014 to 2021. During that time Momme has produced and directed branded content, commercials and short documentaries.
Nikki Sanchez is a Pipil and Irish/Scottish academic, Indigenous media maker and environmental educator. She holds a master's degree in Indigenous governance and is completing a PhD with a research focus on emerging visual media technology as it relates to Indigenous ontology. For over a decade, she has worked as a wilderness guide, Indigenous environmental educator and decolonial curriculum advisor, and for two years she was the David Suzuki Foundation "Queen of Green."
Father of 3, a Ma’amtaglia Hereditary Chief, artist and a central character in the upcoming Ecologyst film - Before They Fall. Rande is known to his family as K’alapa and Chief Makwalawa.
Rose Henry is a Coast Salish Woman originally from Tla'amin from her mother's side of the family and Klahoose from her father's side. She believes that she can make a change in society if she remembers what she has been taught; that caring is sharing and give hope for a better society. If she sticks to her beliefs of community, consultation and collaboration and puts in the effort, it will be worth all of the volunteering she has invested in trying to make changes. In her community what happens to one person affects all of us.
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IN-PERSON

ADVANCE:

Feb 1 – Feb 24

SHOW:
Adult: $25
Youth (16 and under): $23
Senior (65+): $23

FEATURE FILM: $20

WORKSHOP: $30

Regular:

Feb 25 – Mar 6

SHOW:
Adult: $27
Youth (16 and under): $25
Senior (65+): $25

FEATURE FILM: $22

WORKSHOP: $35

ONLINE

EARLY BIRD:

Dec 9 – Jan 31

Online Film Pass: $75

REGULAR:

Feb 1 – Mar 15

Feature Film: $10
Workshop: $10
Live Panel Discussion: $10
Show: $18
Online Film Pass: $90

  • The Online Film Pass gives you access to watch all 50+ films that will be screened as part of the 15 shows during the VIMFF 2022.
  • Tickets sales close on March 15 at 11:59pm (PDT) and you will have until March 27 at 11:59pm (PDT) to view the shows.
  • For those experiencing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have created a discount code to reduce the price of the film pass by $10, a single show ticket by $4 and a feature film ticket / workshop by $2. Apply the coupon code, COVID at checkout to receive this discount.
  • Please read our Online Screening FAQs or contact tickets@vimff.org if you have any questions.

INSTRUCTIONS

You selected the option to keep this pass for yourself. The billing information below will be used to assign your access to the VIMFF Online Portal where you will be able to login and watch the films when the Festival starts on February 25, 2022. If you haven’t created a login before, you will receive your invitation soon after purchase.

GIFTING INSTRUCTIONS

You selected the option to give this pass as a gift. Please add your gift recipient’s name and email below. This will ensure that they receive an invitation to join our VIMFF Online Portal where they will be able to watch the films when the Festival starts on February 25, 2022. We will send their invitation in late January, 2022, when we launch our Festival Program.

Please note: Once you complete checkout, you will receive a confirmation email which contains a gift certificate and instructions to send to your gift recipient if you’d like to do so.