GROUNDSWELL premiere in Tofino tonight

Top Canadian surfer Peter Devries rides the waves of the Great Bear Rainforest to bring attention to the damage that an oil spill could bring to the ecosystem.  Photo credit Dean Azim

Groundswell is going on tour

along with REFLECTIONS: Art for an Oil-Free Coast.

Starting tonight, November 1st, we will be hosting films and creating a wave of opposition to the Northern Gateway Pipeline proposal. The adventure begins this evening in Canada’s surf capital, Tofino BC.  A diverse and star-studded team of surfers, filmmakers, scientists and environmentalists will subsequently take the show to Victoria and Vancouver and then to Patagonia Outlet Stores in major cities and surf meccas of the west coast.  The final US show will be Nov 17th in Cardiff, CA. Groundswell will screen with another short Raincoast documentary, Reflections: Art for an Oil-Free Coast that opened at the 2012 Vancouver International Film Festival.

Shelter Restaurant Tofino 

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Start time: 7pm
601 Campbell St. Tofino, BC

View the Groundswell premieres tour schedule here.