Film Tomorrow/Demain

Possibly of interest to RVCBS members and followers of this blog.

Saturday, January 13th, 7.30pm, Chapel Lawn Village Hall, SY7 0BW

Tomorrow /Demain ( PG) Documentary, 118 mins – Repeat Showing

An inspiring, feel-good movie about the best ways to solve our ecological crisis, investigating solutions accessible to everyone, putting the power in the hands of the world’s citizens.  Tomorrow is not just a film, it is the beginning of a movement seeking to encourage local communities around the world to change the way they live for the sake of our planet.

 Already viewed by over 1.5 million people in France alone, and winner of Best Documentary at the Cesar Awards (the French Oscars), ‘Tomorrow’ has been hugely impactful.  Produced by activist and writer Cyril Dion and actress/director Mélanie Laurent (see below), it tells the story of their search for solutions to the crisis humanity faces. In 2014, the production team launched a crowdfunding campaign on KissKissBankBank in order to raise €200,000 to finance the film.  In just 2 months, the contributions of 10,266 contributors meant that they actually raised €444,390.  The film premiered in Paris during COP21. It is a hugely positive, affirming and inspirational film, exploring creative solutions in the fields of food, energy, transport, economics and education.  It visits permaculture farms, urban agriculture projects, community-owned renewable projects, local currencies, creative schools, ambitious recycling projects.  It has been a huge boost to community-led projects, and is currently on release in 29 other countries, regularly receiving standing ovations, and leading to the formation of many new community projects.  It is the perfect antidote to the current sense of global despondency.  It also has a great soundtrack!

Adults £4.50, Children £3.50  Bar, popcorn and snacks, plus ice creams in the interval.

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