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GEMS: Golden Ears Movie Series
The Golden Ears Movie Series is presented in cooperation with Film Circuit, a division of the Toronto International Film Festival that promotes Canadian and international cinema in communities across Canada. Join us for the fifth season of the popular Golden Ears Movie Series at The ACT and enjoy seven great nights of exceptional films!
Single tickets: $11
All films are at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Theatre
WatermarkRated G | Canada
Jennifer Baichwal, Edward Burtynsky
Following their acclaimed collaboration Manufactured Landscapes, photographer Edward Burtynsky and filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal reunite to explore the ways in which humanity has shaped, manipulated and depleted one of its most vital and compromised resources: water.
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Directed by Zack Embree
Directly Affected is a documentary project about the battle between everyday people and a multibillion-dollar energy industry. Right now, a Houston-based energy company intends to transport 890,000 barrels of unrefined Alberta Tarsands oil to BC’s coast through the Trans Mountain pipeline. Millions of barrels will be stored in our communities and over 400 tankers will ship the diluted bitumen through the Salish Sea to foreign markets every year. Our first documentary brought together the disparate voices of individuals and communities not being heard by decision makers. In this series, we go to regions across the province to meet the courageous people who are standing up for democracy, local economies, their environment and a better future for all.
The film was created through a partnership between Raincoast Foundation and filmmakers, Zack Embree and Devyn Brugge.