Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today 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.
Sometimes it can feel like the environmental, economic and social issues the world is currently facing are too big, too overwhelming, to be dealt with by individuals. Climate change, resource limits, economic downturn, social disconnection. Surely these issues can only be properly managed by our governments? Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today - solutions any one of us can be part of - 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. Directors Jordan Osmond and Antoinette Wilson have brought together stories from their travels around New Zealand, along with interviews with experts able to explain how we come to be where we are today. From forest gardens to composting toilets, community supported agriculture to timebanking, Living the Change offers ways we can rethink our approach to how we live. Each and every one of us has the power to ...
Depressing beginning as it emphasises the very terminal nature of the way the world is currently using resources. But the emphasis on individuals taking local action which makes up the bulk of the film is very good. My one quibble is that most of the people focused on have way more land than the average Joe Bloggs. It would have been good to see one average household block being used in a permacultural way.
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