Green Screen Ottawa

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What is Green Screen Ottawa?

Green Screen Ottawa is a climate change film series organized by local Ottawa residents, just like you!

With support from Ecology Ottawa, our goal is to engage our communities on climate action through a series of film screenings held across Ottawa to inspire local action on global issues and show that by working on climate change in our own backyard we can have an impact on one of the world’s most pressing issues.

All screenings are pay-what-you-can (PWYC) and aim to be accessible to everyone!

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Green Screen & CCL present: Beyond Crisis film screening

Tuesday, September 25 @ 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Orleans Library
1705 Orleans Blvd,
Ottawa, Ontario
K1C 4W2

The Citizen’s Climate Lobby Ottawa and Green Screen Ottawa are co-hosting a free screening of “Beyond Crisis” at the Orleans branch of the Ottawa Public Library.

This is a film to get us talking about climate. Come for a free showing followed by a discussion. RSVP via Eventbrite is welcome to help us estimate numbers, but seating is first-come-first-served.

“BEYOND CRISIS is a story of hope for a rapidly changing world: a meditative call to action that explores what it means to be living in this new era of climate change, as told by over fifty diverse voices from across Canada, the U.S. and beyond.

The film is also a unique conversation piece: a grassroots model for what a healthy conversation on climate could look like, inspiring YOU to take the next steps in discussing these issues with your friends, community and loved ones.”

More on Green Screen Ottawa at
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Thank you to everyone who has planned, organized, hosted and attended our events. All of this would not have been possible without your hard work and dedication!

To see upcoming events and photos of past events, please check out or follow our Facebook page! Happy Green Screening.


Movie Night in the DCA Community Garden!

Saturday, August 25 @ 7:30pm – 11:00pm

The Lorax

Come and join us for a picnic and a movie at the Dalhousie Community Association (DCA) Community Garden!

Stop by at 7:30 for a picnic! We will have some fun activities on the site for the whole family such as a photo booth! Not able to bring a picnic? Not to worry! We have invited some food vendors along as well – more details to come soon!

We will be screening The Lorax (2012), a family-friendly, environmentally-themed movie based on a classic Dr. Seuss classic book starting at 8:15 (1h 35m).

Please note that no seating is provided, so please pack a blanket or chairs to set up between the garden plots.

Free and fun for all ages!

This event is put on by the DCA Community Garden, with support from TD Park People grant, and in collaboration with Green Screen Ottawa. There will be the usual #greenscreen613 magic – a photobooth, raffle draw, and opportunities to discuss climate change and how you can get involved to make a difference on environmental issues here in Ottawa.

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Anote’s Ark Film and Panel Discussion

Wednesday, May 9

What if your country was swallowed by the sea?

Ecology Ottawa, Green Screen and the Sandy Hill Community Health Centre, along with other generous partner organizations, are coordinating a free film screening and panel discussion. Panelists will speak to their own experience with environmental organizations and strive to connect the struggle of indigenous people in the film with actions we can take here in Canada.

Watch the trailer here.

Earth Day Climate Change Films

Sunday, April 22

As part of Carlingwood’s “Green Week”, Green Screen will be showing a series of Earth Day themed films all day in a storefront in the mall, featuring Bill Nye’s Global Meltdown (45 minutes).

Time to Choose Screening

March 20, 2018

Join us for an evening of free food and a film, followed by a discussion. A vegan meal will be provided by The Carleton Food Collective.

Academy Award®-Winning documentary filmmaker Charles Ferguson (Inside Job,No End in Sight) turns his lens to the worldwide climate crisis in his new film TIME TO CHOOSE, examining the comprehensive scope of the drivers of climate change, but most importantly the solutions and human ingenuity that will lead us out of this crisis.

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