THE 2021 BEST PROJECT - RUNNER UP
The students wanted to discover the differences between the impacts of biodegradable detergents and regular detergents on our water systems.
THE 2021 BEST PROJECT
A class's journey to save a local wetland from development through amplifying Indigenous voices and taking political action.
In this post-screening Q&A discussion, Rick Miller (Emcee) speaks with filmmakers Ana Llacer, Jeremy Williams, and Kristy Franks, about the connection and respect to water that our Indigenous brothers and sisters hold and what we might learn from this. Whitney Miniquaken, a Wemindji youth, speaks to her experience gained from travelling to Australia and helping create the film.
The recording of our livestreamed event "In Conversation with Paul Hawken" on the sixth and final day of our ReSurge Festival - Nov. 14, 2021. Paul is interviewed by Melanie Hoffman and then has a frank and interesting discussion with Melanie, Allie Rougeot, and Bryanna Brown. This special event was presented in partnership with Drawdown Toronto, Drawdown BC & Drawdown Alberta.
The recording of our live streamed event - Indigenous Perspectives - on the second evening of our ReSurge Festival - November 10, 2021. Stay tuned for an interesting Q&A session with the filmmakers and a couple of the Wemindji youth that travelled to Australia which follows the screening of the films.
The recording of our live streamed event - (Un)Sustainable Fishing - on the third evening of our ReSurge Festival - November 11, 2021. Stay tuned for an interesting discussion with the a couple of the filmmakers with films available in the on demand screening block called (Un)Sustainable Fishing which follows the screening of the films.
The recording of our live streamed event - Water Drops Shorts Program - on the sixth and final day of our ReSurge Festival - November 14, 2021. Stay tuned after the films for an interesting discussion with Rick Miller (our emcee) and 2 of the filmmakers of the films in the series, Maevia Griffiths - director of "The Drop" and producer of "The Lost Seahorse", Kirsten Brass.
THE 2021 BEST FILM
Four students investigate the issue of microplastics, including an informative interview with the Halton Manager of Wastewater Treatment. The recommend solutions and take action through public education and lobbying government.
THE 2021 BEST PROJECT - HONOURABLE MENTION
A student investigates access to clean drinking water and the effects of ongoing boil water advisories on our First Nations peoples.
THE 2021 BEST FILM - HONOURABLE MENTION
The Grade 8 class was wondering about food waste and if we as a society, have always been this wasteful. In order to learn more about food waste and better practices, the students decided to interview their elders about the topic.
THE 2021 BEST FILM - RUNNER UP
The focus of the film is on the students' knowledge about sustainable clothing and the need to change our shopping habits, all to benefit our beautiful planet in a sustainable way.
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