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What If…We Change Film Series & Talk

What if…We change. Let's Fix this Earth!

Date: Sunday, August 19, 4 – 6:30pm

Location: South Coast Watershed Resource Center, Arroyo Burro (Hendry's) County Beach Park, 2981 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara

Price: FREE

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Join Santa Barbara Permaculture Network for an award-winning documentary film series highlighting ecosystem restoration projects around the world, followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, John D. Liu.

In 1995, Liu, an award-winning journalist and cameraman, got an assignment to film the Loess Plateau in China, where the local people had transformed a massive degraded area the size of Belgium into a verdant and productive green oasis. Stunned and inspired by what he saw, Liu spent the next 30 years documenting large scale ecosystem restoration projects around the globe, eventually creating the award-winning What if…We Change documentary series, profiling projects in Portugal, China, Ethiopia, Sweden, Rwanda, Spain, Mongolia, Uganda, Australia and more. He also launched Ecosystem Restoration Camps, a grassroots NGO that transforms damaged landscapes into thriving, biodiverse ecosystems.

Join us for a film viewing and live-streamed conversation with the filmmaker, followed by an outdoor picnic and time for conversation.

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