Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest – Kootenay Film Tour

Start Date:
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
End Date:
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Location:
The Kootenays

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Last Stand: The Vanishing Caribou Rainforest is a cinematic journey into the tragically threatened world of endangered mountain caribou whose home is the world’s largest remaining inland temperate rainforest. Critical human and political choices will ultimately decide the fate of this stunning ecosystem, which spans from the US, through much of the Kootenays, north to the Yellowhead Highway.

With Canada failing to protect critical caribou habitat from logging, mining, and recreation, honour the treaty rights of indigenous peoples, and protect the integrity of the natural systems of this region, this film gives voice to First Nations, scientists, foresters, conservationists, and recreationists attempting to chart a new path forward before it is too late.

Join Wildsight and the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative for a screening of the 40-minute film in your community, followed by a panel discussion on the endangered mountain caribou with experts and conservationists.

Read more at laststandfilm.org.

Screenings:

November 7: Creston @ Prince Charles Secondary School, 7PM.

November 8: Fernie @ The Arts Station, 7:30PM

November 9: Kimberley @ Centre 64, 7:30PM

November 10: Cranbrook @ the College of the Rockies Lecture Theatre, 7:30PM

November 13: Invermere @ David Thompson Secondary School Theatre, 7:30PM

November 14: Kaslo @ The Langham Theatre, 7:30PM

November 15: Castlegar @ The Castle Theatre, 7:30PM

November 17: Revelstoke @ The Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre, 7:30PM

November 18: Nelson @ Selkirk College – Shambhala Music & Performance Hall, 7:30PM

November 19: Silverton @ Memorial Hall, 7:30PM

November 20: Nakusp @ The Bonnington Arts Centre, 7:30PM

November 21: Golden @ The Centre for Peace at St. Andrew’s United Church, 7:30PM

 

Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.

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