*** The Great Green Film Festival 2009! ***
Saturday 14th March, 10 AM
C11, Portland Building, University Park Campus.
Free entry, no need to book, all welcome.
Morning sessions 10-2:
Peak Oil and Food
With the world's oil supply starting to peak and eventually decline, this session will give a comprehensive view of the importance of oil globally, the impact of oil shortages, and potential alternatives for the future. Includes 'A Crude Awakening', 'The Future of Food' and 'The Power of Community'.
This session will assess the impact of climate change on our global ecology, how our lifestyles need to be addressed, and the gap between scientific knowledge and political will to act. Includes 'David Attenborough: 'The Truth About Climate Change'', 'Reach for the Sky: Aviation and Climate Change' and 'Everything's Cool'.
* Lunchtime food from Veggies and stalls by various university societies and environmental groups.
* 2.40pm - Plenary session in C11 -short film and group discussion.
Afternoon sessions 3-7pm:
Ecology and Humanity
How has modern society's relationship with the planet become so destructive? What is the future for humanity? Also followed by some oil related comedy with some hilarious and shocking insights. Includes 'The 11th Hour', 'Koyannisquatsi: A Life Out of Balance', 'The Story of Stuff' and 'Rob Newman's History of Oil'.
Activism and Alternatives
Be inspired and find out what people are doing right now to tackle climate change. This session will show the variety of ways that people have taken the issue into their own hands, ranging from inventive uses of waste materials, to setting up a sustainable camp for action. Includes 'The Convenient Solution', 'Garbage!', short films about this year's Camp for Climate Action, and 'Ancient Futures'.
Hope you can come along and get involved in some marathon ecological documentary sessions!