Bucking the trend of many doom-and-gloom, present-day environmental films, TOMORROW, is “without question… absolutely the best film on the future of humanity and the environment.” says entrepreneur, environmentalist Paul Hawken.
A joint presentation of Transition Sonoma Valley and the Sebastiani Theatre Foundation.
At its Sonoma Valley premier in June, the film TOMORROW was received by an enthusiastic audience of over 100 locals at Burlingame Hall. So many attendees requested another showing, that after viewing the film, Roger Rhoten arranged for a special, one-night-only, screening at Sebastiani Theatre on Monday, August 21st at 6:30 pm.
Showing solutions, telling a feel-good story… this may be the best way to solve the ecological, economical and social crises that our countries are going through.
After a special briefing for the journal Nature announced the possible extinction of a part of mankind before the end of the 21st century, Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent, together with a team of four people, carried out an investigation in ten different countries to figure out what may lead to this disaster and above all how to avoid it.
During their journey, they met the pioneers who are re-inventing agriculture, energy, economy, democracy and education. Joining those concrete and positive actions which are already working, they began to figure out what could be tomorrow’s world…
Below you will find some of the characters and contributors met by the DEMAIN team during its journey in 10 countries.
Among those not mentioned above are :
the Detroit urban farming movement ; Incredible Edible in Todmorden (GB) ; Copenhagen citizens and representatives ; Eric Scotto, Akuo Energie CEO ; Guðni Jóhannesson, general manager of the Icelandic National Energy Authority; the Bristol Pound team ; Hervé Dubois, spokesman of the WIR bank in Basel ; Michael Schuman, economist, ;members of BALLE ( Business Alliance fot Local Living Economies); people of the Kitchenware Revolution in Iceland…