2008-09 4rd Annual TorontotheBetter Movie Series


We invite you to PWYC Movies, Discussion and Action about


everyday economic choices for




Tuesday Oct. 21, 2008 @ 8.30-10.30 PM 
OISE Room 5-262,  252 Bloor St West ( St.George Station )

Who Killed The Electric car
Finally, in late 2008, big North American car makers are announcing they’ve built alternatives to their traditional polluting automobiles. But they could have done it years ago. What took them so long? See the film that tells the story and help to prevent similar things happening again.

It was among the fastest, most efficient production car ever built. It ran on electricity, produced no emissions and catapulted American technology to the forefront of the automotive industry. The lucky few who drove it never wanted to give it up. So why did General Motors crush its fleet of EV-1 electric vehicles in the Arizona desert? WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR? Chronicles the life and mysterious death of the EV-1; examining the cultural and economic ripple effects caused by its conception and how they reverberated through the halls of government and big business.

November 18, 2008 at 8:30 pm
OISE Room 5-262,  252 Bloor St West ( St.George Station )

Beyond the Seventh Generation

 A series of short films created by local indigenous youth filmmakers.

To be preceded by a smudge conducted by the Indigenous Education Network and followed by a Q&A with some of the filmmakers.  (AECP students get in free)


Tuesday Jan 27, 2009 @ 8.30 PM 
OISE Room 5-262,  252 Bloor St West ( St.George Station )


Students on Seven (SOS), Women's Healthy Environments Network and the This Ain't the Rosedale Library  proudly present this screening.

This moving documentary investigates the growing evidence that we are conducting a large-scale toxicological experiment on our children, and explores what some scientists, doctors, activists and others are doing about it.  Intrepid filmmaker Barri Cohen heads out to Windsor and Sarnia: Canadian toxic hotspots, with startling clusters of deadly diseases.

Join Executive Producer, Dorothy Goldin-Rosenberg and Leo Petrilli, an environmental activist from Windsor who is featured in the film for a lively discussion after the screening.(AECP students get in free)


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