(Nelson, BC) The Change Agents, the Kootenayʼs most recent feature length ﬁlm, hosted its World Premiere on Thursday November 1st in Nelson. Two years in the making, under the working title ʻProject Turquoise Snowﬂake,ʼ The Change Agents is a timely piece which deals with the impacts of the tar sands development on Canadaʼs dwindling fresh water supply and with a growing movement of young people who have something to say about it. (read more)
The Change Agents is a story for our times about Carly Dutoff and her peers who find themselves in the midst of family difficulties while coming of age in an era of environmental degradation. Set in a beautiful mountain town in western Canada, the story revolves around Carly, who is a Doukhobor girl living with her curmudgeonly Deda (grandfather) during her final year of high school. Disconnected from her Deda and obsessed with environmental issues, she becomes alienated from her peers (read more)
What is a Change Agent?
A change agent is a catalyst and when added to the mix, changes everything. It can be a process, an element, a thought or a person.
A social change agent is an individual working to bring about a more life-affirming society. (read more)