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Film Screening + Discussion: Bikes vs. Cars

Green Vision Film Series

19.10.2017 at 19:00 

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

Director: Fredrik Gertten, Sweden 2015, 90 minutes

Climate change, waste of resources, cities engulfed by cars: the films illustrates how cars exasperate the current global environmental crisis. The bike could be a great tool for change, but the car industry and the powerful interests who gain from it invest billions each year on lobbying and advertising to protect their businesses. In the film, we meet activists and thinkers who are fighting for better cities and cycling infrastructures, who refuse to give up their bikes despite the increasing number of cyclists killed in traffic.

A discussion with Christian Grundmann, Green City e.V., will follow the screening.

The film will be shown in English with German subtitles.

Free and open to the public.

Reservations: Call 089 / 48 00 66-239 or register online. Reservations are only valid until 18:50.

This movie is also part of the 11. Münchner Klimaherbst 2017.

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 Rachel Carson Center, the Deutsches Museum, and the Münchner Volkshochschule.

The Green Visions flyer can be found here.