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Trashed @ Komedia (recycling documentary, part of Green Film Festival)

  • Dukes@Komedia

    Gardner Street, Brighton (map)

    50.825008 -0.139536

  • Recommended to me by a friend, this Jeremy Irons-narrated, Vangelis-scored 98 min documentary covers waste and recycling; trailer here

    Meet up point 3.30pm in the Komedia bar on the 1st floor, film starts 4pm; I've snaffled seat G7. Will be delighted to have a drink/chat afterwards with anyone else who comes, can't do food this time as already out for dinner Saturday night

    Komedia website synopsis

    The UK Green Film Festival 2013 will bring award-winning feature films, premieres, shorts, guest speakers and Q&As to film fans and green thinkers up and down the country. A fast-growing festival inform, inspire, entertain and challenge.

    In something of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH for global litter louts, British documentary-maker Candida Brady has recruited Jeremy Irons to front a powerful denunciation of waste management and its malign consequences for our environment and health.

    From a Mediterranean ecosystem irrevocably damaged by a Lebanese landfill that grows by 80 tonnes a day, to the French town with dioxin levels 13,000 times the allowable maxima, Brady briskly provides ample evidence of the scandal and its international scale, also exposing the industrial lobbying that persuades governments – including ours – to ignore it.

    With his silky baritone and commanding on-screen presence, Irons is a persuasive advocate for the cause – indeed, he’s listed as co-producer – and the last section of TRASHED judiciously offers some hope by detailing solutions that can and must be implemented.

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  • Ruby

    in case you show up mike, I'm now upstairs at komedia in yellow top..

    June 1, 2013

  • Ruby

    'll be there, wearing a white with thin blue stripe top. Downstairs...

    June 1, 2013

    • Mike

      So sorry to cancel, Ruby - have e-mailed you...:-(

      1 · June 1, 2013

  • Francesca

    Would REALLY like to see this, but not able to this date/time. If anyone ever hears of it being shown elsewhere, I'd appreciate being told :)

    May 28, 2013


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