The Green Lie: Take One Action Film Festival

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Environmentally-friendly electric cars, sustainably-produced food products, fair production processes… Can our purchasing power help save the world?

In this tongue-in-cheek two-hander, Austrian director Werner Boote and German author Kathrin Hartmann meticulously unpick some of the most prevalent 'greenwashing' myths at play today. They take viewers on a round-the-globe tour of corporate hypocrisy, to the sites of catastrophic environmental disasters and shocking land rights violations - all of which are harming humans, animals and the planet despite the glowing promises of effective self-regulation.

Far from disempowering, however, this exposé of our limited choice as ethical consumers reminds us that our power as individuals does not lie in our wallets, but in our actions and behaviours as voters, citizens and members of our communities.

BEYOND THE SCREEN

Join Take One Action after the film for inspiring conversations that will explore how to challenge corporate greenwashing.

Screening as part of the Take One Action Film Festival - the UK's leading global change film festival, celebrating the people and the films that are changing the world | 16-18 November

Find out more at http://bit.ly/TOA_Abdn18

Venue

Belmont Filmhouse
49 Belmont Street
Aberdeen
AB101JS

Tickets

Please buy your tickets directly from Belmont Filmhouse:
http://www.belmontfilmhouse.com/season/take-one-action-2018

Event website

Contact details

Take One Action Film Festival
info@takeoneaction.org.uk
0131 553 6335