2017 Educational Series

Join us for our next Film Night, featuring "Can You Dig This" - see how an urban gardening movement is taking place in South Los Angeles!

Location: Town Hall Theatre

When: October 5th, 6:30p - 8:30p
$10 Adult - $5 Senior/Youth

The last thing that you would expect to find in South Los Angeles -- known for gangs, drugs, liquor stores, abandoned buildings and vacant lots -- is a beautiful garden. But an urban gardening movement is taking root in South LA, where people are planting to transform their neighborhoods and are changing their own lives in the process. Calling for people to put down their guns and pick up their shovels, these "gangster gardeners" are creating an oasis in the middle of one of the most notoriously dangerous places in America.

"Can You Dig This?" follows the inspirational journeys of four unlikely gardeners, discovering what happens when they put their hands in the soil. This is not a story of science and economics. This is a story of the human spirit, inspiring people everywhere to pick up their shovels and "plant some sh*t."
For more inspiration, check out the TED talk delivered by one of the "guerilla gardeners," Ron Finley!

Location: Town Hall Theatre

When: April 28th, Doors at 6:30; Movie at 7:30
$10 Adult - $5 Senior/Youth

Location: Town Hall Theatre

When: April 28th, Doors at 6:30; Movie at 7:30
$10 Adult - $5 Senior/Youth

This feature-length adventure documentary that brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. We thought we could use plastic once and throw it away with negligible impact to humans and animals. That turns out to be untrue.

During its four-year production period, A Plastic Ocean was filmed in 20 locations around the world in beautiful and chilling detail to document the global effects of plastic pollution–and introduce workable technology and policy solutions that can, if implemented in time, change things for the better.

Thank you for joining us for the screening of Before The Flood. We sold out the Town Hall Theatre and look forward to sharing more events with you there. During the Q&A, several thoughts and ideas were mentioned, and we've started the list here, but please add your comments and feedback as well.

New Date for Before The Flood!

Thursday, March 16th

Location: Our Saviors Lutheran Church

Sustainable Lafayette and Our Savior’s Lutheran Church are co-hosting a special wine & tapas film night and fundraiser featuring the new documentary “Before the Flood.”  Start the evening with shared wine & tapas at 6:30pm, and then at 7pm grab some free popcorn and join Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey to five continents and the arctic to witness climate change firsthand.  With unprecedented access to scientists, political leaders, and thought leaders, DiCaprio shares a riveting account of the changes now occurring as well as the actions we can take to prevent the disruption of life on our planet. All donations collected ($5 suggested) will go towards the host church going “Deep Green” (100% renewable electricity). 

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