Category Archives: Documentary

2040 review — “An exercise in fact-based dreaming”

Directed by Damon Gameau | 91 min | On Demand Decentralized power grids with independent solar-source energy. Self driving electric cars. Diverse, multi-species grazing crops. Marine permaculture. Educating girls. These are some of the ideas Australian filmmaker Damon Gameau learns about as he looks for solutions — that already exist — to rescue the world…Read More

National Canadian Film Day 2020

This week I received a press release from Elevation Pictures that reported "Canadian film distribution companies have joined efforts to highlight some incredible Canadian films for audiences to enjoy from the comfort of their own home" This is all to celebrate National Canadian Film Day on Wednesday, April 22. It continues: "Elevation Pictures, eOne, LevelFILM,…Read More

Carbon Arc Cinema Winter 2020 Review

The winter season at Carbon Arc started on February 7 with the Best Commercials of 2019, which was followed by the usual selection of quality international films and documentaries. Regular readers of this blog will know I'm a volunteer and programmer at the cinema. But just as the fall season was interrupted in places by…Read More