Jul 12

New Zealand Architecture & Design film festival

Look out for multiple screenings of A New Economy in the New Zealand Architecture &
Design film festival!

Auckland May 4-17
Wellington May 18 - June 4
Dunedin June 8-18
Christchurch June 29 - July 12

Check back for more information on specific screening times as they become available


5:30 pm17:30

Whanganui, New Zealand Screening

  • Confluence

Join us for a screening in Whanganui, hosted by Confluence Coworking!

Venue: Confluence Coworking Collaboration Space, 15 Watt St, Whanganui, 4500, New Zealand

The screening starts at 5:30pm and will be followed by a discussion of issues raised in the film.

Tickets $15, you can find more information here

6:00 pm18:00

Calgary Screening

The Permaculture Calgary GuildGreen Sanctuary Calgary committee of the Unitarian Church of Calgary and Arusha Centre are coming together to screen 'A New Economy'. 

Gerald Wheatley, Manager of The Arusha Centre will be outlining how aspects of 'A New Economy' are already in action in Calgary and how we can help build a more equitable community right now. 

6:00 pm doors open
6:30 pm dessert and appetizer potluck
7:00 pm A New Economy
Post-film Discussion with Gerald Wheatley

Donations will be accepted at the door to offset public screening costs.
No one will ever be turned away for lack of funds....

Everybody Welcome!

Unitarian Church of Calgary
1703 - 1 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 4P4

5:00 pm17:00

London Screening

  • Ice House Court Studios, Studio 4/5B

Pop in and find out more about Participatory City for a chat

Doors open 5pm and the film will start at 6pm

We'll be serving a light supper from 6pm. Please register for tickets so we know how many people to cater for.  Sign Up Here

7:00 pm19:00

Campbellford Screening

Quinte First Credit Union, the Aron Theatre Co-op and ON Co-op have organized this special night and admission is free.  Please feel free to invite family and friends as well.  Of course, there is limited seating, but hopefully we will have room for everyone.

After the film (1 hour and 25 minute running time), there will be a panel discussion and an audience Q&A.  It is sure to be an interesting conversation, with a diverse panel bringing insight from the co-operative and credit union sector. Panel members include Carrie Gregoire, Quinte First CEO; Russ Christianson, founding president of Aron Theatre Co-op; Kerr Smith, Co-operative Educator (On Co-op and Gay Lea Foods) and Mary Miller, Quinte First Board Member (and former VanCity CU board member).

Location: Aron Theatre
54 Bridge St. East, Campbellford

6:30 pm18:30

Rossland Screening

Help celebrate cooperation and collaboration in the Kootenays and join us on Thursday, March 30 for a screening.

The screening is being organized by a group of dedicated West Kootenay co-operators, including representatives from Nelson & District Credit Union, Kootenay Savings Credit Union, Kootenay Insurance Services Ltd. and the Rossland Sustainability Commission.

The Details:

Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm (movie starts at 7:00pm)
The Old Firehall, Rossland, BC
Please bring a cash or non-perishable donation in support of the Rossland Food Bank.

5:45 pm17:45

Screening at University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

  • University of Waikato

Join us to for a screening of A New Economy and afterwards to make connections with like-minded people interested in starting co-operatives in the Waikato (food, housing/land, business, social purpose)

VENUE: University of Waikato, Management School of Business, Rooms 1.36 & 1.37

Admission is FREE! Pre-register for tickets here

This event is co-hosted by Shama CDS and The Waikato New Economy Collective 

4:30 pm16:30

BC Co-Operative Association UBC Screening

On Thursday, March 9, register for a screening & discussion of A New Economy.

Doors open at 4:30 pm. The film screening starts at 5:00 pm sharp!

The screening will be followed by a discussion about the film, co-ops, and the new economy movement and how we might look at doing things differently.


The University of British Columbia
Henry Angus Building, Room 968
2053 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC

This event is FREE! Register here.

6:00 pm18:00

Huron University College Screening

  • Huron University College

On February 28th, Huron University College will host a screening of A New Economy in the Great Hall.

The screening is taking place during the "Ethical Consumption Symposium", an event put on by the World University Service of Canada to promote ethical consumption choices. 

The event sponsored by Uniterra and entrance is FREE! 

7:00 pm19:00

New Denver Screening

Join Kootenay Savings and the Healthy Community Society of the Slocan Valley for a screening of A New Economy.

Village Hearth Restaurant
Restaurant opens at 5:00 pm
Film screening starts at 7:00 pm
Contact Village Hearth 250.358.2449 for more information

The screening is free!


7:30 pm19:30

Salt Spring Film Festival Screening

The screening will be followed by a Q&A by director Trevor Meier and Michael Ableman, who will also be reading from and signing copies of his new book about Sole Food Street Farms.

** Note: the Feb 3rd screening has been postponed due to bad weather **

Location: Art Springs Theatre (100 Jackson Avenue, Salt Spring Island)
Tickets: $15 and can be purchased here.

6:30 pm18:30

Victoria Film Festival

  • Capitol 6 Theatres

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Trevor Meier

Location: Capitol 6 Theatres, 805 Yates St, Victoria, BC V8W 1M1

The screening is SOLD OUT

8:00 pm20:00

Thunder Bay Screening

In collaboration with the Bay Street Film Festival, Copperfin Credit Union is hosting a screening of A New Economy.

The Details
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Screening at 8:00 pm
Finlandia Club (314 Bay Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario)

Admission is free.

3:00 pm15:00

Kenora Screening

Join us for a screening in Kenora Ontario at:

7 Generations
6pm CST
240 Veterans Drive
Kenora, ON

This is a free event!

7:00 pm19:00

Fairhaven Screening, Washington

  • Firehouse Performing Arts Center

Join us for a free Screening sponsored by and 

Venue: Firehouse Performing Arts Centre, Fairhaven, Washington

When: Thursday January 12th, 2017 at 7pm

More information available here

4:00 pm16:00

New Zealand Premiere

  • Paramount Theatre

Loomio presents the New Zealand premiere of A New Economy at the Paramount Theatre, Wellington

Doors open 4:00pm with Q&A directly after the film

Tickets available here

6:00 pm18:00

Portuguese Premiere

  • Tela - Espaço de Criação Artística, Caldas da Rainha

Rua 15 de Maio, 1 Rc/B, 2500-114 Caldas da Rainha

Wednesday November 30, 2016 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM UTC

More details here

6:00 pm18:00

Kelowna Screening

Film screening will be hosted by Interior Savings Credit Union, OGO Car Share Co-op, One Big Table and purppl.

The details
Kelowna Art Gallery (1315 Water Street, Kelowna, BC)

Doors open at 6:00 pm
Film screening at 6:30 pm
Refreshments and snacks provided

The film will be followed by a panel and community discussion around the following question:

"How can economic models focused on cooperation be put into practice to make our communities healthier?"

Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased here.


7:00 pm19:00

Port Alberni Screening

Hosted by the Alberni Valley Transition Town Society

Char’s Landing, 4815 Argyle St., Port Alberni, BC

Open to all, no charge (donations gladly accepted)

Drinks and snacks available from the counter

6:30 pm18:30

Summerland Screening

Summerland Credit Union will host a screening of A New Economy on Wednesday, November 16 at Centre Stage Theatre. Admission is by donation to the Summerland Food Bank. 

Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Film at 7:00 pm.
Panel discussion 8:30 - 9:00 pm.

11:00 am11:00

BCII and UTS:ICI Screening

  • Guthrie Theatre

Friday December 9th, 2016

Venue: Guthrie Theatre, Sydney, Australia

Level 3, UTS Faculty of Design Architecture & Building

Admission is free, Register for tickets here


6:30 pm18:30

Revelstoke Premiere

October 20 is International Credit Union day and Revelstoke Credit Union is presenting A New Economy to mark the day. The evening will be open to the general public.

The Details

Date: Thursday October 20, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Where: Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre, 1007 Vernon Ave, Revelstoke, BC

6:30pm – Doors, socialize
7:00pm – Screening of “A New Economy” (82min.)
8:30 – 9:00pm - Discussion facilitated by Roberta Bobicki, CEO Revelstoke Credit Union

Admission is free but space is limited.


Jamie Hobgood  

6:30 pm18:30

Kootenay Premiere

An energized group of Nelson co-operatives will host the Kootenay premiere of a new documentary film. A New Economy highlights the demand for changing traditional economic practices for the good of both humanity and the environment. The film screens on Thursday, October 20 as part of Co-op Week. 

The Details:

When: Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm (movie starts at 7:00pm)
Where: The Front Room, 901 Front Street, Nelson, BC

Space is limited to 80 seats
Please bring a cash or non-perishable donation in support of the Nelson Food Cupboard. 


  • Zoë Creighton, Coordinator, Upper Columbia Co-op Council,
  • Tom Atkins, Manager - Marketing & Relationship Development, Nelson & District Credit Union,
  • Stephanie Myers, Sponsorship Coordinator, Kootenay Co-op Radio,
  • Jaime Frederick, Marketing & Outreach Manager, Kootenay Country Store Cooperative,


6:30 pm18:30

SOLD OUT - Vancouver Premiere

Join us at the Rio Theatre (1660 East Broadway) for the Vancouver premiere! Doors open at 6:30 pm and the screening starts at 7:00 pm sharp!

This event is SOLD OUT!