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Transitions Film Festival - Port Phillip X Impact (80765)

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Transitions Film Festival showcases groundbreaking documentaries about the social and technological innovations, revolutionary ideas and trailblazing change-makers that are leading the way to a better world.
7pm sharp start - 9:30pm
Tickets: General Admin $15 / Concession $12

In 2020, Transitions Film Festival heads south for the first time for a night of impact hosted by the City of Port Phillip.

The night features impact shorts & the Sundance smash hit Anote's Ark, followed by a podcasted discussion hosted by Climactic Radio.

Join us south of the river, get inspired, and learn how you can be part of the climate conversation and action.

About the Films:
Anote's Ark takes an up-close and personal view of the crisis faced by the low-lying atoll nation of Kiribati. Set against the backdrop of international climate negotiations and the fight to recognize climate displacement as an urgent human rights issue. How does one build a metaphorical ark to save an entire nation?

Three Seconds is a short motivational piece presented by Connect4Climate and partners to get younger and older generations alike to stand up for trees and a clean future. This spoken word piece by artist Prince Ea was designed to put into perspective our existence on earth’s timeline and to excite viewers for the fight against the status quo that too often disregards Mother Nature.

HOME FRONT: Facing Australia's Climate Emergency, is an award winning short film that delivers a disruptive reality check to the current climate change discourse, political messaging, and media coverage. The film reveals the untold story of the climate emergency and the existential threat that global warming now poses to human society.

Symmetry is a short conceptual film about how we as humans have recreated jungles in our cities and how it's impacting us and our earth. We are a constantly evolving culture. A culture eternally cycling, dying, and rebirthing. The cities we live in, the jobs we have shape our direction in where we go, but are we heading in the right direction?

11 years is a visual art interpretation and to raise awareness to an issue that occupies so much of my thoughts and time. We have only 11 years before the effects of climate change are irreversible and the frustration of the younger generation to be heard.

About the Panel:
Mark Spenser - Climactic Podcast Host
Fam Charko – Marine biologist at EcoCentre, Fellow of the Centre for Sustainability Leadership in Melbourne. SCUBA instructor and radio host on Out of the Blue
Julia Pieters – Environmentalist, Sustainability Lead at Youth Advisory Committee
Charlie Di Stefano – Writer/Director/Producer of 11 years

If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in this event, please contact a member of the Sustainability Programs team on 9209 6690 or enviro@portphillip.vic.gov.au.

Anote's Ark is exempt from classification. Audience members under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

This event is supported and hosted by City of Port Phillip, Sustainable Port Phillip and Transitions Film Festival

The Transitions Film Festival runs from February 20 - March 6, 2020. 

Location

Astor Theatre
1 Chapel St, St Kilda VIC 3182,

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