Are you passionate about climate change? Do you like documentaries? Are you looking for a space to discuss climate action within Davis? Come check out Cool Davis’s Climate Movie Circle!

The Climate Movie Circle, led by Carson Poe (he/him), Lydia Kao (she/her), and Jess Frisbie (they/them), is a free monthly community event where, on the second Sunday of every month, a climate change-related documentary is screened and is followed by an optional (yet engaging!) group discussion, with unique questions for each movie. There will be a variety of titles shown, including family-friendly movies. It is important to note that most movies shown will be appropriate for ages 13 and up. County guidelines regarding COVID-19 will be followed. Masks are welcome!

For the first event of this series, we will be watching “Living The Change: Inspiring Stories for a Sustainable Future” by Happen Films, a feature-length documentary that explores actions that individuals in New Zealand have taken to mitigate their impact on climate change. This film is appropriate for ages 13 and up. We encourage you to stick around for an engaging group discussion and reflection period about the content of the film. We will be providing paper and pencils for you to write down your thoughts during the movie. 

Here are the details!

About the Event
Climate Movie Circle
Sunday, September 11, 1:30-4:00 PM
Blanchard Room at the Mary L. Stephens Davis Library
315 E 14th St, Davis, CA 95616

About the Film
Title: Living The Change: Inspiring Stories for a Sustainable Future
Creator: Happen Films
Length: 1 hr 26 mins
Rating: PG

For more information, email Thank you, and we hope to see you there!

Cool Davis Climate Movie Circle Leadership Team

More about “Living the Change”

Sometimes it can feel like the environmental, economic and social issues the world is currently facing are too big, too overwhelming, to be dealt with by individuals. Climate change, resource limits, economic downturn, social disconnection. Surely these issues can only be properly managed by our governments? Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today – solutions any one of us can be part of – through the inspiring stories of people pioneering change in their own lives and in their communities in order to live in a sustainable and regenerative way.

Directors Jordan Osmond and Antoinette Wilson have brought together stories from their travels around New Zealand, along with interviews with experts able to explain how we come to be where we are today. From forest gardens to composting toilets, community supported agriculture to timebanking, Living the Change offers ways we can rethink our approach to how we live.

Each and every one of us has the power to create change. Living the Change sets out to inspire us to do just that. There are so many exciting and important ideas and initiatives out there, so much hope and inspiration. This film aims to generate discussion as widely and deeply as possible about how each of us views the future and our part in it.