SUPERCHARGE ME! – presented by the City of Palm Springs Office of Sustainability

Date: Monday, April 22nd @ 7:30 PM
Free Screening with Special Guest, Jenna Norwood

Ever wonder what the opposite of the film “Super Size Me” would be like? With a tip of the headdress to Morgan Spurlock, Jenna Norwood takes us on her journey to see what happens when she enrolls in a raw food detox center and consumes only organic, raw, enzyme-rich foods for 30 days. It’s all in an effort to fit into a Las Vegas showgirl costume for Halloween, but the experience has some inspiring results. Meet experts (David Wolfe), celebrities (Ben Vereen & Kathy Sledge) and others seeking to resolve serious health issues on a raw food detox diet. It also takes the mystery out of colon hydrotherapy. This is an entertaining, educational and inspiring documentary. A detoxifying experience! [Read more...]

ONE MAN, ONE COW, ONE PLANET presented by the City of Palm Springs – Free Film Series

Saturday, March 16th @ 9:30 AM at Camelot Theatres
Presented by the City of Palm Springs
Free Admission (First Come, First Seated)

What does an environmentally friendly biodynamic food system capable of feeding everyone actually look like? This film is a blueprint for a post-industrial future. It takes you into the heart of the world’s most important renaissance. [Read more...]

CAFETERIA MAN presented by the City of Palm Springs – Free Film Series

Saturday, February 16th @ 9:30 AM at Camelot Theatres
Presented by the City of Palm Springs
Free Admission (First Come, First Seated)

Cafeteria Man is a story of positive movement that shows what’s possible in our nation’s schools. It’s about the aspiration of activists and citizens coming together to change the way kids eat at school. It’s about overhauling a dysfunctional nutritional system. And, it’s the story of what it takes, and who it takes, to make solutions happen. [Read more...]

APPLE PUSHERS presented by the City of Palm Springs – Free Film Series

Saturday, January 26th @ 9:30 AM at Camelot Theatres
Presented by the City of Palm Springs
Free Admission (First Come, First Seated)

The Apple Pushers, written and directed by Mary Mazzio, narrated by Academy Award nominee Edward Norton, and underwritten by the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, follows immigrant street vendors who are rolling fresh fruits and vegetables into the inner cities of New York (where finding a fresh red ripe apple can be a serious challenge). Through the lens of their powerful and deeply personal stories, the film examines such hot-button issues as food access, the obesity crisis, immigration, entrepreneurship, and what it really takes to achieve the American Dream. “Emotionally, the film packs a wallop,” – Tracie McMillan (The Atlantic). [Read more...]

Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us?

Saturday, December 15th @ 9:30 AM at Camelot Theatres
Presented by the City of Palm Springs
Free Admission (First Come, First Seated)

In 1923, Rudolf Steiner, an Austrian scientist, predicted that in 80 to 100 years honeybees would collapse.  Now, beekeepers around the world are reporting an incredible loss of honeybees or “Colony Collapse Disorder.”  QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees Telling Us looks at the global bee crisis.  This uplifting film weaves an unusual and dramatic story of the heartfelt struggles of beekeepers and scientists from around the world. [Read more...]