It is commonly accepted in environmental activism circles that consumerism in America and other parts of the world has been one key drivers of global climate change. A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity is a fascinating documentary from Happen Films that focuses on the intentional community of Wurruk’an in Gippsland Australia, where a group of (mostly) millennials engaged in a challenging but enlightening year-long experiment in simple living, organic farming, energy descent and tiny houses as meaningful corrective measures in addressing modern day environmental, economic and social crises.
A community discussion follows the film. The Armory is located at 145 N. Raymond in Old Pasadena. Admission is free and the facility is accessible to disabled persons.
NOTE: Conscientious Projector will be taking a 3-month hiatus from June through August. Our monthly events will resume in September.