Screening of the documentary “Fixing the Future”

DATE: July 18th 7:30-10pm

LOCATION: Pacific Theaters 9500 Culver Boulevard Culver City, CA 90232

The Living Economy Salon in association with PGA Green* is pleased to co-host the screening of “Fixing the Future”, a documentary on how communities are making innovations in their local economies, and lasting change for the better… (Tickets will be sold at the box office) After the screening we will have a short talk with Culver City Timebank and we will share the ‘call to action’ which is also posted below!

Fixing the Future Across America:
A National Campaign

Watch the trailer here: http://vimeo.com/42269352

In the documentary “Fixing the Future”, host David Brancaccio, of public radio’s Marketplace and NOW on PBS, visits people and organizations across America that are attempting a revolution: the reinvention of the American economy. By featuring communities using sustainable and innovative approaches to create jobs and build prosperity, “Fixing the Future” inspires hope and renewal in a people overwhelmed by economic collapse.

The film highlights effective, local practices such as: local business alliances, community banking, time banking/hour exchange, worker cooperatives and local currencies.

Following the documentary on the night of July 18, 2012, audiences will enjoy an exclusive onscreen discussion panel featuring luminaries Bill McKibben, Majora Carter, Mike Brady and David Brancaccio.

*This event is brought to you by the Living Economy Salon in partnership with the Producers Guild of America’s Green Initiative (PGA Green) which was introduced in 2008 as a direct response to Producers who voiced the need for additional information on how to best produce more sustainable productions.  Find them at PGAgreen.org and http://www.greenproductionguide.com/ 

Try this link to buy tickets in advance:  http://www.movietickets.com/pre_purchase.asp?house_id=8498&movie_id=137875&showdate=8 

Like the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FixingTheFuture

Check out their website: http://fixingthefuture.org/

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A Call-to-Action, Three Simple Steps

1.     Move your money to community banks and credit unions

*list compiled using Yelp reviews and top-rated community banks by reviewers

i.         UMe Credit Union – Burbank

ii.         USC Credit Union – South LA

iii.         California Credit Union – Glendale

iv.         Wescom Credit Union – Pasadena

v.         First City Credit Union – Downtown

vi.         Kinecta Federal Credit Union – Westchester/LAX

vii.         First Entertainment Credit Union

  1. Luther Burbank Savings – Toluca Lake, Burbank

ix.         California Bear Credit Union – Downtown

x.         Media City Community Credit Union – Burbank

2.     Buy locally grown produce and support farmers markets

Look up local markets on different days: www.localharvest.org

i.         South Pasadena – Thursdays, Meridian @ Mission Street

ii.         Brea Certified – Tuesdays, Birch Street Promenade

iii.         Echo Park – Fridays, Sunset & Logan street lot

iv.         La Cienega – Thursdays, La Cienega (Plaza) @ 18th

v.         Atwater Village – Sundays, 3250 Glendale Blvd in Wells Fargo lot

vi.         Culver City – Tuesdays, 9770 Culver Blvd

vii.         Long Beach Uptown – Thursdays, Atlantic @ E. 46th

  1. Hollywood – Sundays, Hollywood @ Ivar

ix.         Santa Monica – Wednesdays and Saturdays, Arizona @ 4th

x.         Mar Vista – Sundays, Venice Blvd @ Grand View

3.     Support local green businesses in Los Angeles and please come to Living Economy Salon events and subscribe to our email list. If you are a green business owner or professional attend the Green Business Networking events.

Santa Monica Green Business Certification participants

Greenopia directory – depending on sector, they have a pretty comprehensive list

Sustainable Works

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