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Film Screening + Discussion: There Once Was An Island

Green Visions Film Series

09.01.2014 at 20:00 

Location: Gasteig München, Vortragssaal der Bibliothek, Rosenheimer Str. 5

Takuu is a tiny island in Polynesia that is in danger from the rising sea level. The film portrays the struggle of its inhabitants for their culture and their very existence as they experience the destructive effects of climate change firsthand. The three protagonists Teloo, Endar, and Satty offer a glimpse into their lives and culture.

Additional film info: New Zealand 2010, Briar March, 80 min, English original

A discussion with Rebecca Hofmann, Rachel Carson Center, LMU Munich, will follow the screening.

Free and open to the public.

Reservations: Call 089 / 48 00 66-239. Reservations are only valid until 19:50.

About Green Visions Film Series

The Green Visions film series presents environmental documentaries from around the world, including discussions with directors, environmental experts, or film critics.

The series is a cooperation between the the RCC, ECOMOVE International, the Ökologisches Bildungszentrum, and the Münchner Volkshochschule. It is curated by former Carson Fellow and RCC Affiliate Alexa Weik von Mossner.