The Turning Point
This is a trailer of The Turning Point: a return to community . The film explores the vital importance of community in the 21st century and its role in helping us to create a life-sustaining society. To buy the film please see http://www.green-shopping.co.uk/dvds/dvd_pages/dvd1.html The film takes an inspiring look at some of the sustainable community solutions that have grown up over the last 20 years around the Findhorn Foundation community in Scotland. This multi-faith spiritual community, ecovillage and international centre for holistic education aspires to foster a new human consciousness and to create a positive and sustainable future. This film will be of particular interest to anyone involved in the Transition Town Movement or similar initiatives. Features Findhorn Wind Park: community-owned wind energy production Earthshare - Community Supported Agriculture The Living Machine - Ecological Sewage Treatment Findhorn Foundation Gardens Local Egg and Cheese Production Local organic and artisan Bakery Forres Transition Town community garden Car Pooling Adopting a Local Currency Internationally renowned speakers Richard Heinberg, Author of 'Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon world'. Rob Hopkins, Co-Founder of the Transition Network, author of 'The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience'. Joanna Macy, Author, 'Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect our Lives, Our World', Deep Ecologist, Buddhist Scholar. Megan Quinn Bachman, Outreach Director of Community Solutions and co-producer of the film 'The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil'.