Film Showing: "Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism, and Community"
Wednesday, April 23, Film Showing: “Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism and Community” 6:30 pm. Mezzanine
Just released in 2014, this film accepts the consensus of scientists that climate change has already arrived, and asks, what is keeping us from action? Distributor Bullfrog Films provides this synopsis: “The film explores how unlimited growth and greed are destroying the life support system of the planet, the social fabric of society, and the lives of billions of people. Will we have the wisdom to survive? The film features thought leaders and activists in the realms of science, economics and spirituality discussing how we can evolve and take action in the face of climate disruption. They urge us to open ourselves to the beauty that surrounds us and get to work on ensuring it thrives. Amongst those featured are Bill McKibben, Joanna Macy, Roger Payne, Richard Heinberg, Gus Speth, Stephanie Kaza, Nikki Cooley and Ben Falk.”
Length: 56 minutes. Refreshment and discussion afterwards.