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Launch Event for Earth in Crisis UK Tour

Curated by the Chinese Independent Film Network UK (CIFN-UK) and supported by UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the Earth in Crisis Tour starts at Newcastle’s Tyneside Cinema and will visit six cities across the UK this November. It showcases a series of Chinese eco-documentary films foregrounding the growing ecological emergency facing our planet. The launch event will take place to kick off the tour and to introduce the newly-founded CIFN-UK facilitated by an AHRC-funded project on Chinse independent cinema. 

    7th November, 3:30pm, Launch Event, Old Library Courtyard Dining Room, Newcastle University

Free Admission but registration required, please email lydia.wu@ncl.ac.uk to register.

Programme

Opening speech: Dr Sabrina Yu: Introduction of the Chinese Independent Film Network UK and Earth in Crisis film tour

Head of school speech: Andrea Wilczynski

Speaker 1 Filmmaker Wang Jiuliang on waste disaposal 

Speaker 2 Dr Duika Burges Waston (Lecturer at Newcastle University based in the Institute of Health and Society): Plastics and Global Health

Speaker 3 Filmmaker Fan Jian on post-disaster emotional recovery

Speaker 4 Dr David Golding CBE (Development Coordinator of North East CALL TO ACTION): ‘The Climate Crisis – a UK Paradox’ 

Q&A with the audience 

Social with wine and snacks

Last modified: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 19:19:55 GMT