If you want to know the present state of Transition both here in Pittsburgh and all over the globe, this is your movie (site and trailer here!). It covers Transition Initiatives and the diverse, powerful communities driving their relocalization and community-rejuvenation efforts, from Europe to Asia to America and beyond, including an appearance from the Whitney Avenue Urban Farm right here in Wilkinsburg!
The filmmakers' description:
"In Transition 2.0 is an inspirational immersion in the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. You'll hear about communities printing their own money, growing food, localising their economies and setting up community power stations. It's an idea that has gone viral, a social experiment that is about responding to uncertain times with solutions and optimism. In a world of increasing uncertainty, here is a story of hope, ingenuity and the power of growing vegetables in unexpected places".
Time: Doors will open at 6:30pm, and after a short introduction to Transition Pittsburgh's recent activities (namely a recap of Larimer activity) starting at 7:00pm, the movie will start around 7:10pm. The movie should end before 8:45; the audience can stay afterwards for group discussion of Transition in Pittsburgh past, present, and future, leading into some planning.
Location: First United Methodist Church, 5401 Centre Ave., Shadyside. Anticipate limited parking.