Jordan Osmond & Antoinette Wilson/2018/85 min/Conservation
FILM DESCRIPTION: “Living the Change” explores solutions to the global crises we face today—solutions any of us can implement—through the inspiring stories of people pioneering change in their own lives and in their communities in order to live in a sustainable and regenerative way. From forest gardens to composting toilets, community supported agriculture to timebanking, “Living the Change” offers solutions being used now that we can employ to combat climate change today.
Teens and young adults encouraged to attend.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 7 to 9:30 p.m. [South]
Calumet College of St. Joseph
2400 New York Ave., Whiting, IN
After the film, participate in facilitated audience dialogue to explore the film's topics, connections, and opportunities for action. Facilitator: Doug Dixon, Sales Performance Solutions and Neighbor, OUR Community. Also engage with action and project ideas through: Pastor Curtis Whittaker of Progressive Community Church and Faith Farms, and Mac Robinet, Repair Cafe.
Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue.
Thursday, Feb. 28, 7 to 9 p.m. [W Suburbs]
Dominican University, Martin Recital Hall, 7900 Division St., River Forest
Free with university I.D.
After the film, participate in Q&A, and learn about concrete action opportunities with: Cathi Nichin/Ellen McManus, Sustainable DU; Gina Milkovich, Sugar Beet Food Coop; River Forest Sustainability Commission; and West Cook Wild Ones. Facilitator: Monica Halloran, Dominican University.
Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue
Wednesday, March 6, 6 to 8 p.m. [West]
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago
Special welcome by sponsor Swati Saxena, Baird Warner, before the film. After the film, participate in live video Q&A with directors Jordan Osmond and Antoinette Wilson, and learn about meaningful action opportunities from local advocates. Participants include Mike Strode of Kola Nut Collaborative and Kassie Hinrichsen of Plant Chicago. Facilitator: Mattie Wilson, Garfield Park Conservatory. Also engage with action and project ideas through Lucia Leon of Lightly Farmed/Chicago Botanic Garden, Erlene Howard of Collective Resource, Lissa Dysart of Sugar Beet Co-Op, and Samatha Miller of Faith in Place.
Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue. Refreshments available.