Welcome to GreenFlix!

The GreenFlix film series was launched in South Delta, BC, Canada, in September of 2018. You can now watch six of the eight films online, and four are free.

The films (except for The Future of Birds) are posted in the order they were screened in Ladner, BC (pre-Covid). They are categorized according to the six principles followed by Green Party politicians at all levels of government around the world.

The Economics of Happiness

In September of 2018, GreenFlix was launched in South Delta with this classic and foundational film that questions common assumptions about the benefits of international trade and increasing GDP, then shows examples of how localized economies and community self-sufficiency can lead us back to a globally sustainable future.

The always-free twenty-minute version

You can watch the free version of the film above. Or, you can rent or buy the more detailed version at Films for Action or through the website at Local Futures which contains more in-depth information and resources for action.

2 films… Haiti Betrayed & Myths for Profit

The film we planned to show as our last of 2018 had to be changed. Vancouver filmmaker Elaine Briere told us she needed more time to edit her latest film, at that time called Dangerous Hope: Canada’s Betrayal of Democracy in Haiti. Finally released in 2021 as Haiti Betrayed: Canada and the coup against democracy in Haiti, you can now watch this very powerful film online for $4.

As a quick replacement that night, we offered a related film by Montreal-based filmmaker Amy Miller about NATO and Canada’s escalating misuse of our military. Myths for Profit: Canada’s Role in Industries of War and Peace is a film that depicts the historical context for Canada‚Äôs gradual transition from altruistic peacekeeper to our current role as an active participant in unprovoked military aggression.

Why is Canada so eager to support the slaughter of civilians on the other side of the globe? Released in 2009, this film is still relevant today as the Canadian government continues to abuse our country’s reputation as a peacekeeper by exponentially increasing our military budget for aggressive warfare. Amy Miller’s eye-opening documentary reveals the still hidden blood on Canada’s hands.

Watching this informative film used to be free (like people everywhere just want to be) until March 2023. As far as we know, it is currently not available online.

The Radicals!

This unusual film was sold out for festival showings in Vancouver, Whistler, and Squamish. With breathtaking cinematography, The Radicals follows four snowboarders and surfers driven to become social and environmental stewards through their connection with the environments in which they play.

By enjoying and appreciating their natural surroundings, these awakened athletes introduce us to some of the worlds most dedicated activists and game-changing wilderness initiatives that can actually change the world. The Radicals inspires us to shift our perspective, rise above the challenges of modern society and dig into our roots to create radical waves of change, while still enjoying the thrill of nature, gravity, and a sense of real purpose.

Free YouTube version launched in honour of Earth Day 2021:

Trailer and link to rent or purchase the 4K version on Vimeo:

The Future of Birds

This film is an impassioned plea by local filmmaker Jocelyn Demers to save birds everywhere from extinction. While this important film wasn’t part of our Greenflix film series, we chose to include it here since Demers lives in Tsawwassen and many of the scenes were shot at Boundary Bay and the Fraser River Estuary.

Hear the wisdom of ornithologists from here in Delta and around the world, and marvel at the visually stunning sites shown as prime examples of the increasing threats posed by unrestrained industrial development. (A frightening example close to home is the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2.)

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Trailer and link to watch the film

This film can be seen in its entirety at no cost if you have a Library card and an account with film portal Kanopy. Click on the image above to watch the film.