TRANSITIONS FILM FESTIVAL > Conscious Cinema in the Darwin Botanical Gardens > JULY 2011

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TRANSITIONS FILM FESTIVAL

> CONSCIOUS CINEMA IN THE DARWIN BOTANIC GARDENS

>Every Thursday in JULY

Undergrowth is proud to partner with the George Brown Darwin Botanical Gardens and NT Herbarium to present a month of conscious films in the historic Wesleyan Chapel in the Darwin Botanic Gardens over July. This dry season film festival will raise funds for important community groups working toward social and cultural sustainability.

Entry to each film is by donation.

 See below for film details

HOME: A PORTRAIT OF EARTH (G)

Environment Centre NT FUNDRAISER - 7th of July

Spanning 54 countries and 120 locations, all seen from the air, the film captures the Earth’s most amazing landscapes, showcasing its incomparable beauty and acknowledging its vulnerability. HOME is a compelling emotional reminder of what is at stake: the Earth, in all its beauty, and the people who live on it. (93 mins)

 http://www.homethemovie.org/

 IN TRANSITION: From Oil Dependence to Local Resilience (G)

Top End Transitions FUNDRAISER - 14th of July

Set in the future reflecting on the process of change that took place to achieve sustainability, this film explains how the transition movement has catalysed communities around the world to respond to peak oil and climate change with creativity, imagination and humour. It is positive, solutions focused, viral and fun. (49 mins + short film)

 http://transitionculture.org/in-transition/

ANIMA MUNDI (G)

Lakeside Drive Comm. Garden FUNDRAISER - 21st of July

An innovative Australian documentary about the planetary animal called ‘Gaia’  from a permacultural perspective. With incredible interviews by leading activists in the global justice and environment movements, this film is inspiring and informative.   FEATURING: David Holmgren, John Seed, Vandana Shiva, Michael Reynolds (Garbage Warrior), Noam Chomsky, Permablitz and more. (78 mins)

http://animamundimovie.com/

 

WHAT ABOUT ME? (M15+)

Multicultural Youth NT FUNDRAISER  - 28th of July

This visionary documentary is a unique blend of insightful interviews with an original musical score which  explores the soul of our emerging global culture.  Exploring multicultural views on life, death, ego, relationships, environment and  the inspirations of art and creativity. Features Eckhart Tolle, Noam Chomsky, Michael Franti, Babaa Maal, Zap Mama and many more...  (118 mins)

http://www.1giantleap.tv/