Transitions Film Festival

First We Eat explores the question – Do you know where your food comes from?: Transitions Film Festival Review

March 7, 2022

Screening as part of the 2022 Transitions Film Festival, First We Eat delves into the story of a family who decides to go totally off the grid and eat locally after a landslide blocked off access to their town and led to the discovery that no food is produced locally. The film is headed up by […]

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A.rtificial I.mmortality will thrill & shock viewers with tech’s possibilities: Transitions Film Festival Review

February 19, 2022

Welcome to the post-biological world. We’re not there yet but we soon will be. Scientists, innovators, engineers and other experts foresee a time where humans could transcend immortality through technology. The answers lie in machine learning, artificial intelligence and robotics. It’s a place where we could download our memories to ensure our “essence” lives on […]

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The Walrus and the Whistleblower

Transitions Film Festival Review: The Walrus and the Whistleblower submerges its important issues in water

March 1, 2021

Lots of us know Free Willy but what about Free Smooshi? The latter campaign started after a former trainer at Canada’s Marineland water park went rogue. He took to Twitter to make allegations about animal abuse at his former employer. The documentary, The Walrus & the Whistleblower tells this sad story. Nathalie Bibeau directs this […]

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Interview: Julie Sokolow on her documentary Barefoot: The Mark Baumer Story

February 26, 2021

Screening as part of the digital Transitions Film Festival, we caught up with Director Julie Sokolow to talk about her new documentary Barefoot: The Mark Baumer Story. What first attracted you to making a film about Mark Baumer? Back in 2016, a friend of mine frequently shared Mark’s videos on Facebook. I finally clicked on […]

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Transitions Film Festival Review: Barefoot: The Mark Baumer Story is an inspiring look at an activist who walked to the beat of his own drum

February 23, 2021

Barefoot: The Mark Baumer Story was my first introduction to the eccentric writer and eponymous artist. Baumer went viral in 2016 after he embarked on a barefoot walk across America. This documentary takes in various beats along his journey of over 100 days. It’s a portrait that is as rich and detailed as an oil […]

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Transitions Film Festival Review: Big Dream (USA, 2014) is a call to arms for young women interested in STEM careers

March 1, 2018

Microsoft have asked us, “Where do you want to go today?” The answer can be found in their new slogan, “Empowering us all” and in the film, Big Dream, which they helped fund. This documentary draws together the stories of several inspiring young women who are challenging the male-dominated STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) […]

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Transitions Film Festival Review: Growing Cities (USA, 2013)

March 3, 2014

The Transitions Film Festival prides itself on screening a program of world-changing documentaries. This year is no different, and the festival included documentaries about important subjects; true stories from around the globe to challenge and inspire the viewer. One such documentary is Growing Cities.  The hour-long film covers the topic of urban farming, following film makers Dan […]

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