Category Archives: Film Reviews

Occupy Love – Film Review

by Diane Babcock

When Velcrow Ripper asked the question, “How can a crisis on the planet become a love story?”, he was amazed at the answer and you will be, too. Thank you all who attended this awesome showing and supported this global cause.

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Occupy Love takes a closer look at the relationship dynamic and reveals a pattern in the connection between crisis and love as an evolutionary process of the heart. It seems there is first a yearning and separation followed by a coming together, only this time it’s between humanity and nature.

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Troubled Water – Film Review

by Diane Babcock

Documentary film maker, Paul Manly uses the East Coast of Vancouver Island as a case study to examine the threats to public water systems and watersheds. Troubled Water has been well-received everywhere and Paul would like to thank all of you for its success.

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Troubled Water is a good example of what can happen when the ‘out of sight, out of mind’ mentality becomes hazardous to your health. In this case it’s about life’s most precious resource: clean drinking water. Do you know where your drinking water comes from, how much there is, how pure it is and who controls it?

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Salmon Confidential – Film Review

Many thanks to all of the people who came out Monday night to the screening of Salmon Confidential by filmmaker Twyla Roscovich and biologist Alexandra Morton.

Salmon Confidential – Film Review
by Diane Babcock


Watching Salmon Confidential was a stab to the heart of everything beautiful in nature.

The film maker’s enduring dedication and the relentless interference of government officials puts this film high on the list of extremes when it comes to concern for our precious resources.

It’s a film about a ‘keystone species’ in crisis, BC’s wild salmon, as one that supports an entire network of life in British Columbia.

It records the disappearance of our salmon and a high pre-spawn mortality rate so alarming it demanded urgent investigation. Even an eagle was captured looking back into the camera as if to ask, “Where’s my dinner?”

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