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Welcome film/movie fans! - Join us to meet other local Indie & Documentary film fans. Discuss and recommend indi films, documentaries, and other movies to one another.

The idea is to watch the films that pose various moral/ethical questions or expend awareness about different issues that our society and individuals are facing. Therefore we will be focusing on watching Independent or Documentary films rather than watching typical Hollywood movies that are mostly for entertaining purposes.

Choosing documentary films we will primarily focus on the following topics: Personal Growth, Self Improvement/Empowerment, Spirituality, Global Warming, Ecological/Environmental Issues, Sustainable/Green Technologies, Alternative Energy, Corporate/Industrial/Governmental abuse, Ethical/Moral issues, Vegetarianism/Veganism, Genetically Modified Food & GMO, Alternative Healing. However, we are open to any kind of films/movies that raise any ethical and other important topics suggested by our members.

Please feel free to recommend us movies/films that you would like to watch, movies/films that you watched and would like to watch again, or just movies/films that you suggest to watch for others.

Upcoming events (2)

From The Ground Up FREE screening and Q&A with the film director

Sulzer Regional Library, Chicago Public Library

What makes up the meat of an athlete? In the feature documentary From the Ground Up, former meat-eating college football player Santino Panico goes on a journey to rediscover the athlete within-this time, as a vegan. As he meets with vegetarian and vegan elite competitors, this story about food and sport expands to confront the social norms and the far-reaching impacts of food choices. This is a very inspiring movie that offers a new look at high level performance potentials. This event is organized by ChicagoVeg - Chicagoland Vegetarian, Vegan, & Raw Foodist Community and National Vegetarian Museum, which generously offers a free vegan snack for all attendees! The screening is free but space is limited - RSVP is required. This event post for information purposes only. Please RSVP at ChicagoVeg event page: https://www.meetup.com/ChicagoVeg/events/261363159/ for organizers to plan on snack and not overbook the room capacity. Any question or comments? Car-pooling arrangements? Please use "Comments" section on the event page.

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Past events (243)

"The Carnivore's Dilemma" Free Screening

Old St. Patrick's Catholic Church

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