4TH PFS Green Film Festival

Date/Time: Tuesday 23 May, 2017 - 12:00pm

Date/Time End: Thursday 27 April, 2017 - 12:00pm

Venue: Becket Hall and Eldon Building rm.1.10


Tuesday 23 MAY at Becket Hall, St. Thomas Cathedral, High Street Old Portsmouth , PO1 2HH

CHASING ICE (2012) Cert PG Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. Introduction talk for the film : Reverend Canon Peter Leonard is a residentiary Canon at Portsmouth Cathedral with responsibility for discipleship, growth and community outreach. FREE ENTRY 75min

Wednesday 24 May MACHINES (2016) 1hr 15min | Cert (PG) In Hindi with English subtitles Moving through the corridors and bowels of an enormous and disorientating structure, the camera takes the viewer on a descent down to a dehumanized place of physical labor and intense hardship. This gigantic textile factory in Gujarat, India might just as well be the decorum for a 21st century Dante’s Inferno. In his mind-provoking yet intimate portrayal, director Rahul Jain observes the life of the workers, the suffering and the environment they can hardly escape from. Supported by Global Justice and Fairtrade Portsmouth.

Thursday 25 May OLIVE TREE (2016) Cert 15   Spanish Alma is a young girl with emotional problems and a special relationship with her grandfather Ramón, an old country man who stopped talking about 12 years ago after his son, Alma’s father, sold a 2000-years-old olive tree in order to open a restaurant. Dominated by the sadness and the melancholia by the loss of his most beloved tree, Ramon spends his days visiting the place where the olive tree was planted, hoping the day the tree returns. Unable to bear the situation any longer, Alma looking for the olive tree, discovering that it was acquired by a Germany’s energy company located in Dusseldorf. Without money or resources, Alma convinces her uncle Alcachofa and her friend Rafa (who has a love interest for her) to go in a truck from Spain to Germany to recover the tree, starting a travel with unexpected consequences for everyone. This Screening is supported by British Science Association , Portsmouth. 100min

To Book

Contact: Portsmouth Film Society

Email: info@portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk


Contact details for more information

Name: Aysegul Epengin

Email: aysegul.epengin@port.ac.uk

Extension: 5180

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