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Name: VIMFF Fall Series BACK TO THE ROOTS (RIO Theatre)
Starts: Wed Nov 23, 2016
Meetup: Show: 7:30pm @ RIO Theatre
Return: Wed Nov 23, 2016

Registration opens: Mon Nov 14, 2016
Event category: Presentation
Difficulty grade: A1  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: -

Organizer: Club Marketing
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BACK TO THE ROOTS  Tickets

The past, present and future of BC's ancient forests.

Wed Nov 23 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
The RIO Theatre MAP

Presentations, films and discussion from key experts, activists, film makers and photographers involved in BC's forests.

Guest Speakers...

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Damien Gillis

Back To The Roots: The past, present and future of BC's ancient forests
Wed Nov 23 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
Damien Gillis is a BC-based documentary filmmaker and journalist with a focus on environmental and social justice issues

 

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Craig Pettitt

Back To The Roots: The past, present and future of BC's ancient forests
Wed Nov 23 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
Craig has a 50 year background in forestry and now works full time for the Valhalla Wilderness Society. His work has resulted in the protection of over .5 million hectares in British Columbia.

 

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TJ Watt

Back To The Roots: The past, present and future of BC's ancient forests
Wed Nov 23 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
TJ Watt is an award-winning nature and conservation photographer from Victoria, British Columbia, who works to shed light on BC’s endangered old-growth forests in an effort to help see them saved.

 

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Daniel Pierce

Back To The Roots: The past, present and future of BC's ancient forests
Wed Nov 23 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
Daniel J. Pierce has a history of making documentaries that explore the dynamics of people coming together to defend the natural world and build more resilient communities.

 

Films...

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Primeval: Enter the Incomappleux

Directed by Damien Gillis
Back To The Roots: The past, present & future of BC's ancient forests
Wed Nov 23 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
Filmed in the heart of BC's Selkirk Mountains, this is the story of one of the world's last truly intact temperate rainforests.

 

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Ancient Forest Alliance

Directed by Darryl Augustine
Back To The Roots: The past, present & future of BC's ancient forests
Wed Nov 23 @7:30pm (doors 6:30pm)
An overview of the history of the Ancient Forest Alliance featuring spectacular images of BC’s old-growth forests.

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