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MEDIA RELEASE: THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING is coming to Sudbury and you don’t want to miss it.

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THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING is coming to Sudbury and you don’t want to miss it.

Sudbury, November 17, 2015 - This Changes Everything is a film that demonstrates why the  changes  needed  to  avert  climate  chaos  are  our  best  chance  to  build  the  more  equitable, liveable and healthier societies we want and need.

Join us for this powerful message of hope, change and positive action.

  • Friday, November 27
  • Doors open 6:50 p.m.;  screening 7:30 p.m
  • Fraser Auditorium, Laurentian University
  • Screening of This Changes Everything, followed by panel discussion and audience Q & A
  • Suggested donation $10.00.  All welcome.
  • Hosted by:  The Council of Canadians (National), The Council of Canadians (Sudbury Chapter), Laurentian University School of the Environment, and Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury, in association with Sudbury Indie Cinema.

This Changes Everything presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines of  both  fossil  fuel  extraction  and  the  climate  crisis  it  is driving.  Interwoven  with  these  stories  of  struggle  is  Naomi Klein’s  narration,  connecting  the  carbon  in  the  air with the economic system that put it there. The film builds to its powerful key idea: that in addressing the crisis of climate change we can transform our failed economic system into something radically better.

The film is  based  on  the  critically  acclaimed  non-fiction  best-seller  by  award-winning  journalist  and  author, Naomi  Klein.  Klein says,  “Traveling  around  the  world with the  book  in  the  last  year,  I’m  finding  audiences hungry for bold, visionary responses... The real leadership is coming from the streets, from communities: we’re honoured to tell these stories and bring these voices to a wider audience.”

“We see the impact of climate change in our own community, in the form of increased storms and flooding, the growth and spreading of invasive species, in the arrival of lyme disease, and in shorter snow seasons. We see the impact around the world. And, we see a growing need and desire for a better world where we care for each other and for our earth,” says Elaine Porter, member of the Sudbury Chapter of the Council of Canadians. “We are thrilled to be bringing this film to Sudbury, on the territory of the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation, and we encourage everyone to attend.”

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