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The Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA) returns to Canberra from 13 – 15 October

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The Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA) returns to Canberra from 13 – 15 October, 2016.

EFFA is more than just a film festival – it’s a catalyst for positive and sustainable change.

 

The EFFA in Canberra Program includes featured films from the world’s most talented and socially-conscious filmmakers from Australia and beyond. And they’re not just entertaining – they challenge the way viewers think about the world.

 

EFFA is fuelling conversations about how to make the world a better place, now and into the future, with a program of film screenings, discussions and debates.

 

Film highlights are available below. Learn more about the films at www.effa.org.au

 

All THE TIME IN THE WORLD

Bring your family and friends and a rug, or a chair for a great family friendly film screening. 

Saturday, October 8

7:30 PM

FREE Screening in Civic Square

 

 

TIME TO CHOOSE (OPENING NIGHT)

Time to Choose presents a comprehensive primer for those uninitiated in the climate change debate and a fresh perspective for seasoned environmentalists alike.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Palace Electric Cinemas 

 

 

WHEN TWO WORLDS COLLIDE

When Two Worlds Collide follows the violent protests that broke out in Peru over the extraction of oil, minerals and gases from The Amazon Rainforest.

Friday, October 14, 2016

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Palace Electric Cinemas 

 

 

SONIC SEA @ COURTSIDE

Sonic Sea follows scientists worldwide who work towards reducing this harmful human-made noise that is having distressing effects on our marine life. Enjoy a personal sonic experience with individual headsets.

Friday, October 14, 2016

8:30pm - 10:00pm

The Courtside @ Westside Acton Park

 

 

BUGS ON THE MENU

Bugs on the Menu asks us to reconsider the dietary choices that many of us take for granted every day by presenting a prescient and informative study of the health and environmental benefits of eating insects.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

2:30pm - 4:30pm

Palace Electric Cinemas

 

 

ATOMIC: LIVING IN DREAD AND PROMISE

Atomic is an experimental found-footage essay film that presents a visceral investigation into the positive and negative ramifications of life in the nuclear age.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Palace Electric Cinemas

 

 

QUICK FLICKS: EFFA ON WHEELS

Join EFFA on a special bicycle ride around Lake Burley Griffin accompanied by screenings of the festivals' best short films along the cycle route. See the Projector Bike in action!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Meeting point: Rond Terrace Car Park

 

 

SUSTAINABLE

Sustainable follows Marty Travis, owner of Spence Farm and a seventh-generation farmer who is determined to rally against this insidious culture of over-farming.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

8:45pm -10:30pm

Palace Electric Cinemas

 

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