In Transition 2.0, 2nd Feb 2012

On February 2nd 2012, about 60 people gathered to watch In Transition 2.0 at Parkwood Primary School in Finsbury Park. It was one of 16 simultaneous premiere screenings shown in 7 different countries around the world. Parents, children, school staff and activists from transition towns across London were plied with delicious stuffed pitta, cake and Urban Harvest cocktails before watching the 66 minute film.

In Transition 2.0 tells inspiring stories from America, New Zealand, Japan, India, Portugal, Italy and the UK, including from Transition Finsbury Park: Jo Homan and Debbie Warrener talk about a peer support group they run called Macy Mondays. There are stories about communities printing their own money, growing food everywhere, localising their economies and setting up community power stations.

Afterwards, Debbie Warrener led the group through an inquiry which culminated in four themed discussions: social enterprises; celebrating success; growing food; and engaging the community. Local resident, Zoe Hutchinson, then led everyone in an impromptu conga!

Here are some people's reactions to the film:

Nuran from Transition Finsbury Park

Vendula from Willesden

Dani from Transition Finsbury Park

Josef from Transition Highgate

Sara from Transition Dartmouth Park

Jane from Transition Finsbury Park

Anna from Transition Hackney and Transition Stoke Newington

Hannah from Transition Brixton

Andy from Transition Crouch End

Debbie from Transition Finsbury Park

Photos of the event

Transition Finsbury Park was one of the 16 transition initiatives chosen to host a preview of In Transition 2.0 because we played a small part in making the film.