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Undercurrents host the 8th Annual BeyondTV int'l political film festival

undercurrents | 20.11.2007 11:04 | World

Undercurrents host the 8th Annual BeyondTV int'l documentary festival December 1st-2nd
Swansea, Films from Naomi Klein, Big Noise Films, undercurrents and many others.


Undercurrents host the 8th Annual BeyondTV int'l documentary festival December 1st-2nd

December 1st
Session *1 2pm
On the Push- a new series about surfing and how climate change is affecting the waves.

Banksy- Graffiti artist whose work now sells for £500,000. See the artist in action.

Cheat Nuetral (13mins)
Those who have cheated on their partners can have their cheating 'offset' by a global network of fidelity.

Land Matters (30min) Living in Yurts near Totnes in South West England. An insight into the vibrant community of people living close to nature.

Session *2 5pm
EcoVillage Pioneers- (50mins)
Discovering new ways of living in harmony with our natural environment. Focused mainly upon the uphill challenge in obtaining planning permission to establish a low impact community in Pembrokeshire. (Dir: Helen iles)

Session *3 7.30pm
Shock Doctrine (7min)-Naomi Klein explodes the myth that the global free market triumphed democratically. Exposing the thinking, the money trail and the puppet strings behind the world-changing crises and wars of the last four decades (Dir Alfonso Curon)

Beyond The Forest (28min) Can an action movie save the Indian Tiger from extinction? (Dir: Indivision Films)

Burma and new media (Guy Horton) - films and discussion about how new technology is enabling campaigners to tell stories from repressive regimes.

Big Noise Films- New York based video activists. Excerpts of their latest movie,‘Deserter’ and '4th World War' plus discussion with co-founder Rick Rowley.

Coca Zero- (45mins)How the coca leaves of Bolivia has been turned into a criminal commodity through cocaine abuse in the West. (Dir: Martha Gutierrez Flores)

December 2nd Sunday
Session *4

Black Gold (95mins) - The bitter taste of injustice behind high street lattes and cappuccinos. How impoverished coffee growers suffer in this eye-opening expose of the multi-billion dollar industry, Black Gold traces one man's fight for a fair price for Coffee. (Dir: Marc & Nick Francis)

BeyondTv festival
December 1-2 Swansea, South Wales.UK

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