Celebrate Earth Month with Environmental Film Fest at the Museum of Nature
April is Earth Month, and what better way to celebrate than with eight provocative, award-winning documentaries about nature and the environment?
For the third year in a row, the Canadian Museum of Nature (240 McLeod Street) is screening selections from the Best of Planet in Focus Film Festival. The movies use personal perspectives to delve into issues related to sustainable farming, oil production, climate change, polar exploration and more.
From April 18-April 21, two films are being screened each evening starting at 7 p.m., with guest speakers to enlighten moviegoers on the topics raised in the films.
A special closing-night party on April 21 features a screening of The Whale, narrated by actor Ryan Reynolds. Guests can then Museum’s RBC Blue Water Gallery to enjoy a DJ, cash bar, door prizes and sustainable seafood snacks.
The film schedule is as follows. Full details can be found here:
- Wednesday, April 18: Truck Farm and White Water, Black Gold
- Thursday, April 19: La Rein malade (The Ailing Queen) and Chercher le courant (Seeking the Current)
- Friday, April 20: The Polar Explorer and The Clean Bin Project
- Saturday, April 21: Elisha and The Cacao Tree and The Whale PLUS closing-night reception
Tickets are $15 per night / $12 for students and seniors (April 18-20) and $30 / $24 for the closing night (April 21), including the special reception. You can purchase your tickets online, at the door or reserve them by calling 613-566-4791.