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Halton-Peel Chapter Meeting

May 15, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

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Date:
May 15, 2023
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Event Category:

MEMBER-ONLY SPECIAL EVENT - POC Premiere, "Do I Need This?"

Film about consumerism, excess & the stuff.

Time:

6:00-7:00pm: Social & Snacks
7:00pm ET: Movie Screening
8:30-9:00pm: Q & A with Filmmaker


Cost:

Covered by the hosting chapters, meaning free to all POC members (WHAT? WHOA!)



Location:

Latvian Canadian Centre, 4 Credit Union Drive, Toronto, ON M4A 2N8

**RSVP deadline: by EOD Friday May 5, 2023

Overview

In collaboration with the Toronto and Halton-Peel POC Chapters, we are proud to offer you an experience like no other; The POC premiere of “Do I Need This”, a film about consumerism and excess created by Emmy-winning filmmaker, Kate Schermerhorn.

The quirky and relatable film is about our complicated relationship with the stuff in our lives and the stuff which happiness is truly made. On the surface, Do I Need This? is a joy ride through America excessive consumption habits. At its core, it is a deep and genuine reflection on aging, family, and happiness.

‘Unique, quizzical, quirky, and funny’ – Film Threat ‘Immensely relatable’ – San Francisco Chronicle

“Our members and guests unanimously fell in love with the film and enjoyed an incredibly meaningful and profound discussion.” – Michelle Cicirello, NAPO, Chicago

‘I recommend it to every person living on this planet.’ – NAPO member

Movie trailer + website: doineedthis.org/learn-more

Light snacks & refreshments will be available and we look forward to welcoming you at this event!

You must register here by Friday May 5, 2023, by EOD.

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