Films to help Nelson celebrate Earth Day

In honour of Earth Day and all things springlike, this week Reo’s Movies in Nelson like to highlight films from our EcoSociety section.

Nelson's movie mecca Reo's adds Waste Land to their recommended books for Earth Day.

In honour of Earth Day and all things springlike, this week Reo’s Movies like to highlight films from our EcoSociety section. Some of our favourites include:

Age of Stupid – a future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change.

Eco Pirate, The Story of Paul Watson – chronicles the extraordinary life of the most controversial figure in the environmental movement; his heroics and his ego

Escape from Suburbia – the film that brought “Peak Oil” into the mainstream

Wasteland – an uplifting social documentary based around the lives of garbage pickers in Rio de Janeiro.

Winged Migration – beautiful doc on the migratory patterns of birds, shot over the course of three years on all seven continents.


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