Tonight: Screening of A New Economy to explore alternative economic models

Are you interested in being inspired by people seeking new ways of organizing our society around cooperative goals, not zero-sum competition?

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Does the idea of a world centred around people, not profit sound good to you? Are you interested in being inspired by people seeking new ways of organizing our society around cooperative goals, not zero-sum competition? Then a documentary screening on Oct. 20 will be a chance to meet up with like-minded Revelstokians and learn more about innovative community development initiatives.

Revelstoke Credit Union will host a screening of the documentary film A New Economy at the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre on October 20.

A New Economy is focused on the new economy movement, and the hundreds of global innovations being funded and developed through unconventional models by the many people working toward a new economy, including co-operatives and credit unions.

It highlights a demand for the restructuring of traditional economic practices, and highlights the stories of people who are seeking alternatives to traditional business models through enterprises that are sustainable, democratic, socially-conscious and rooted in their communities. It tells the story of entrepreneurs and innovators seeking to create businesses that put people before profits and contribute to creating a better community.

Screening Event Details: A New Economy

Thursday, October 20, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre, 1007 Vernon Avenue, Revelstoke

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

Admission is free but space is limited.

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