The 9th Annual Fast Forward Eco-Film Festival
Welcome to another year of great, inspiring documentary films! See below for dates, details, and trailers. Doors open at 6:30, films begin at 7. Great films and scrumptious treats as well.
Presented by the Climate Change Action Group of Erin (CCAGE) in collaboration with Transition Erin.
Admission to all movies is FREE. (Donations appreciated!)
For more information, contact Liz Armstrong at (519) 833-4676.
All films are screened at the Erin Legion Hall, 12 Dundas Street East, Erin.
Wednesday January 24, 2018
FREIGHTENED – The Real Price of Shipping, reveals in an audacious investigation the mechanics and perils of cargo shipping; an all-but-invisible industry that relentlessly supplies 7 billion humans and holds the key to our economy, our environment and the very model of our civilisation.
Sponsored by Ryan Colwell - IPC Investment Corp.
Wednesday February 21, 2018
‘The Hurt Locker’ meets ‘An Inconvenient Truth’, THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES investigates the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability.
Sponsored by Heartwood Farm & Cidery
Wednesday March 7, 2018, 7pm
This film captures the story of Native-led defiance that forever changed the fight for clean water, our environment and the future of our planet. The film is a collaboration between Indigenous filmmakers, Director Myron Dewey, Executive Producer Doug Good Feather and environmental Oscar Nominated filmmakers Josh Fox and James Spione. It is a labor of love to support the peaceful movement of the water protectors.
Sponsored by Heatherlea Farm Shoppe
Wednesday March 21, 2018
The Peel is a multi-layered project bringing together film, art, science, adventure and identity as a means of telling a uniquely Canadian story. It highlights the landscape, culture and wildlife of the Peel River Watershed, one of the last undeveloped watersheds left in Canada, much of which was opened for mining and oil exploration — a decision that has been continuously fought.
Sponsored by Sue Guttenstein, Doug Hodgson, Lynda Kuhn
Wednesday April 11, 2018
In How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change, Oscar Nominated director Josh Fox (GASLAND) continues in his deeply personal style, investigating climate change – the greatest threat our world has ever known. Traveling to 12 countries on 6 continents, the film acknowledges that it may be too late to stop some of the worst consequences and asks, what is it that climate change can’t destroy? What is so deep within us that no calamity can take it away?
Sponsored by Swift Creek Energy Corporation
Wednesday April 25, 2018
A hopeful documentary about fighting with your whole heart, UNFRACTURED follows introspective biologist and mother Sandra Steingraber as she reinvents herself as an outspoken activist and throws herself into a an environmental war that many believe is unwinnable.
Sponsored by Extended Learning Opportunities of Erin (ELO) and Credit Valley Conservation (CVC)