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Andalus Building, 211 New City Road, Glasgow, G4 9PA - Details
18:30 - 20:00
27th Jan 2017
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Andalus and Take One Action Film Festivals are delighted to invite you to our next film screening 'THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING' on Friday 27 January. The film will be followed by a short Q&A with our guest speaker Dr. Svenja Meyerricks.

What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world?

Film Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpuSt_ST4_U

Film Synopsis:

Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.

Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller This Changes Everything, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond.

Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Klein’s narration, connecting the carbon in the air with the economic system that put it there. Throughout the film, Klein builds to her most controversial and exciting idea: that we can seize the existential crisis of climate change to transform our failed economic system into something
radically better.

The extraordinary detail and richness of the cinematography in This Changes Everything provides an epic canvas for this exploration of the greatest challenge of our time. Unlike many works about the climate crisis, this is not a film that tries to
scare the audience into action: it aims to empower. Provocative, compelling, and accessible to even the most climate-fatigued viewers, This Changes Everything will leave you refreshed and inspired, reflecting on the ties between us, the kind of lives
we really want, and why the climate crisis is at the centre of it all.
Will this film change everything? Absolutely not. But you could, by answering its call to action.

PG Parental Guidance:
General viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children A PG film should not unsettle a child aged around eight or older. Unaccompanied children of any age may watch, but parents are advised to consider whether the content may upset younger, or more sensitive, children.

Free Admission:
Please note that tickets are free for this event, so please ignore the PayPal page that appears once you have registered on the below form - once you have pressed the confirm button, your place is reserved. 



Dr. Svenja Meyerricks

Svenja holds a PhD in Sustainable Development (2015, University of St Andrews), an MSc in Human Ecology (2008, University of Strathclyde) and an MA in Social Anthropology and Philosophy (2007, University of Glasgow). She works as the project co-ordinator of a community garden in Milton, North Glasgow, is a member of the Participatory Geographies Research Group and a Director of Propagate. Her other interests include Degrowth, environmental justice and creative responses to the ecological/ cultural/ spiritual crisis we find ourselves in.


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