“Wannabe Toxic Free” film series

April is Cancer Prevention Month, and the Women’s Healthy Environments Network is presenting a PWYC “Wannabe Toxic Free” film series at Toronto’s Centre for Social Innovation (215 Spadina Ave., 4th Floor, 7-9 pm). Continue reading “Wannabe Toxic Free” film series

Erin Brockovich (2000)

Erin Brockovich is a 2000 biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh. The film is a dramatization of the story of Erin Brockovich, played by Julia Roberts, who fought against the US West Coast energy corporation Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Roberts won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors’ Guild Award and BAFTA for Best Actress. The film itself was also nominated for Best Picture and Best Director for Steven Soderbergh at the 73rd Academy Awards. It is based on a true story, and the real Erin Brockovich has a cameo appearance around 9’10” as a waitress. Continue reading Erin Brockovich (2000)