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Green Tech Film Festival

Presentation

The first edition of the Green Tech Film Festival (co-organised by the Greens/EFA, Point M.I.R and the Kinograph) is coming to Brussels!

As part of the Green Tech Film Festival,four groundbreaking documentaries will be screened over two days at the Kinograph.

The documentaries will all reveal, in their own way, the dark side of the electronics industry. We invite you to investigate the fatal environmental and health repercussions of our technology. Take a journey to the heart of datacenters that operate day and night. Look behind the scenes at Europe's largest landfill in Africa. Find out who are the losers of the digital revolution.

Join us, as we ask: how do we manage metal resources on a global scale? What are "blood minerals"? Why does the system push us to produce and throw away more and more? Can we rely on the European recycling system? Is the battle against the waste floating in our oceans already lost? Are we in “the era of extractivism”?

 

Movies:

  • Welcome to Sodom - directed by Florian Weigensamer and Christian Krönes
  • Complicit - directed by Heather White and Lynn Zhang
  • Death by Design - directed by Sue Williams
  • Behind the Screen - directed by Stefan Baumgartner

Special guests:

  • Florian Weigensamer - Director of Sodom
  • Stefan Baumgartner - Director Behind screen
  • Olivier Vergeynst - Director - Belgian Institute for Sustainable IT
  • Nele Meyer - Senior Executive Officer at Amnesty International
  • Jean-Pierre Schweitzer - Policy Officer at  the European Environment Bureau
  • Géraldine Duquenne - Policy officer at Justice et Paix
     

Programme

 

Tuesday 25th October

19:00  Welcome by MEP David Cormand

19:10  Introduction of the movie by the director + Projection of complicit

20:45  Short discussion with Olivier Vergeynst (Director at Belgian Institute for Sustainable IT) and Nele Meyer - (Senior Executive Officer at Amnesty International) and  MEP David Cormand and Anna Cavazzini

20:50  Introduction of the movie by the director  + Projection of behind the screen (60’)

21:55  Short discussion with speakers or reaction by MEP Davi Cormand and Sara Matthieu.

22:20  Conclusion

22:30  Cocktail

23:00  End


Tuesday 26th October

19:00  Welcome by MEP Sara Mathieu

19:10  Projection of Welcome to Sodom (92’)

20:45  Short discussion with Jean-Pierre Schweitzer (Policy Officer at the European Environment Bureau), Géraldine Duquenne (Policy officer at Justice et Paix) and MEP Sara Mathieu + questions from the audience

20:50   Projection of Death by design (60’)

21:50   Short discussion with speakers or reaction by MEP Sara Mathieu

22:15   Conclusion

22:30   Cocktail

 

Venue :

Kinograph - Avenue de la Couronne, 227 - 1050 Ixelles - Belgium
 

Ticket price:

Free
 

Co-organizers:

Greens/EFA in the EP

 

Point de Mir Logo Point de Mir

 

Kinograph Brussels Logo Kinograph

 

 

Take a seat and discover how we can grow and build green tech. Join us on Monday 25th  and Tuesday 26th October!

Don’t forget to wear a face mask during the screening and keep social distancing.

 

REGISTER BELOW

 

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