The 15th season promises to be a great one, extending from January to November 2023. Presented by Chestnut Park Real Estate / Georgian Bay Group, BTC’s environmentally- and socially-conscious movies will screen indoors at 7pm: $12 / $7 / $0 for general, student and under 12 admission.

“You may think you know a lot about what we’re doing to the environment, wildlife and our world as a whole, both good and bad,” says Kathleen Knoll, BTC Committee Chairperson, “but these films go a step further. The movies we chose are truly fascinating. Enlightening.”

The Venue is a walking-friendly location

The Simcoe Street Theatre is right in the middle of Collingwood, across from the Collingwood Library and a block from the Train trail, which connects to the area’s extensive biking/walking trail network. Why not make it an adventure as well as a night out.

Incredible family-friendly films 

This year’s film line-up is stellar, with something for everyone. BTC is a family-friendly event that kicks off this Wednesday with Scrap, a movie that screened at last summer’s Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival. Scrap is very much in the spirit of ‘be the change’. As the film’s award-winning director Stacey Tenenbaum writes, “I think the first step is getting people to be like, ‘Hey, what happens to that phone booth that used to be on my corner, or where does cellphone go when I throw it out?’ The next step would be for them to decide they want to change the way they consume and dispose of the things in their lives.”

Upcoming films this season includeInhabited, Hidden Life of Trees, The Long Today, The Last Guide, In the Name of the Wild and other films. Find out more at

Seeking sponsors

BTC seeks sponsorship from organizations that espouse socially and environmentally progressive values, such as the Series’ title sponsor, Chestnut Park Real Estate / Georgian Bay Group. “It’s such great exposure—such a good marketing decision for local businesses.” Sponsorship starts at $100. Interested businesses are encouraged to get in touch. The Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation is working together along with other community partners to provide the audience with a deeper and more comprehensive understanding of some of the most important ecological and social justice issues facing our local area and the communities of planet Earth. For more information, please contact Kathleen Knoll or 705-441-0345.