Day 1, Session 5
18:00 - 19:00
We Are Antarctica: film screening and conversation
How can we feel connected with the most remote parts of nature? When the nations of the world gather to make decisions for our shared future, who speaks for Antarctica?
A key regulator of our climate and ocean systems, Antarctica is a fundamental part of human existence. This interactive event invites you to reimagine your relationship to this delicate ecosystem and take an active role in her future. Join us for a fireside screening of the Earthrise Original short film ‘We Are Antarctica' followed by an interactive discussion with Climate Justice Activists Dominique Palmer, Ayisha Siddiqa, Climate Champion Shivi Dwivedi, and Reboot the Future’s CEO Anthony Bennett.
Day 1, Session 6
19:30 - 22:00
Screening of films
THE BREAKDOWN SEASON 2 - Watch Trailer & Series
This series breaks down all aspects of the climate and the ecological crisis. It explores how we got here, where we are headed, and what humanity can do to make a difference. Presented by Jack Harries, it highlights the key themes at the forefront of young people’s minds today, in a clear and relatable way.
EXTRACT. DESTROY. REPEAT:
A Deep-Sea Fable
The deep sea is home to the greatest diversity of species and ecosystems on Earth. Our increased focus on renewable energy resources and electric vehicles has put an equally new and huge demand on the need for the metals needed to make these products. With this, mining corporations are on the verge of stripping the seabeds for these metals without knowledge of awareness of the potentially catastrophic effects it could have. This could begin as early as 2023.
This film will use animation and humor to show the beautiful wonder of the deep-sea and mankind's worst tendencies with the goal to bring the urgent topic of deep-sea mining to a broader audience through an enjoyable, engaging and humorous format.
MAME COUMBA BANG - Watch Trailer & Series
This “Living Story” introduces us to Mame Coumba Bang, a goddess living among the people of Saint-Louis in Senegal. Where the mouth of the Senegal River meets the Atlantic sea, there dwells a volatile, shapeshifting spirit. For many years, she has lived in harmony with the community. She controls the flow of the Senegal River, protecting them from the dangerous currents, enabling them to fish, even bathe, in these treacherous waters – but outsiders who do not pay tribute should beware. In a city that could be described as ‘ground zero’ for climate change, it is the belief of many that the constant flooding, lack of fish stocks and the rapidly eroding coastline are all directly linked to Mame Coumba’s wrath…