Screenings of environment documentaries "Changing Climates, Changing Times", "Tara, journey to the heart of the climate machine" and "Pierre Rabhi and the Hummingbirds movement"
On Oct 6th, 11th and 18th, do not miss the eye-opening screenings of the France Hong Kong Month of Environment at the French International School, at 5.45 PM..
On October 18th, the screening of Pierre Rabhi and the Hummingbirds movement will be followed by a sharing with the talented director Eric Grinda, who lives in Hong Kong.
Changing Climates, Changing Times, directed by Marion Milne, 2007, 90 min, In French with English subs
OCTOBER 6th - 5.45 PM - FRENCH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (165, Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley)
Using what we know about climate change today, we travel to 2100 and see what the consequences of global warming will be for the world at the end of the 21st Century if we don’t start acting today. The science is based on the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Report from 2001 and is timed to coincide with the release of the 2007 report. The script follows five stories, showing how different social groups across the world may have to deal with the consequences of global warming.
Tara, journey to the heart of the climate machine, directed by Emmanuel Roblin, 2007, 92 min, In French with English subs
OCTOBER 11 - 5.45 PM - FRENCH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (165, Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley)
The documentary Tara, voyage au cœur de la machine climatique, made under extreme conditions in the centre of the Arctic, tells of the daily life of this unique mission. But over and above the achievement itself, this documentary shows how the scientific expedition has revealed a scenario that is much more alarming than anticipated for the climate of the planet…
Pierre Rabhi and the Hummingbirds movement, directed by Eric Grinda, 2008, 80 min, In French with no subs
OCTOBER 18 - 5.45 PM - FRENCH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (165, Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley)
On October 18th, the screening of Pierre Rabhi and the Hummingbirds movement will be followed by a sharing with the talented director Eric Grinda, who lives in Hong Kong. Eric will tell us more about his encounter with Pierre Rabhi, his relationship with the father of modern ecology and his own approach of the issues we face today in Hong Kong on a daily basis.
Le Mouvement pour la Terre & l’Humanisme Pierre Rabhi: agro ecologist, thinker and a writer. Over the years he has travelled the world to share his knowledge. Now he has created Colibris and explains its fundamentals in this documentary.
Learn more aboutEric Grinda, from Artisan LTD
Eric Grinda after an education in the french alps has worked for 20 years in TV commercials production, in the US, Australia and France. In 2004 he founded in Paris a communication and production company currently based in Hong Kong "artisan limited". Eric Grinda has directed and produced several documentary films including "The Point of Origin" on Australia’s aboriginal culture; Broadcasters include NITV (National Indigenous Channel). His broad experience allows him to develop 10 seconds promotional films, feature length documentary films and graphic supports (e.g. logo for CNRS laboratory, visuals for apps ...). He has worked with several studios and international TV channels (Warner Brothers - Lionsgate - SWR ...)
His latest documentary film:
"I can love" 30min on Father Ceyrac, French Jesuit in India (1914-2012).
Eric Grinda is in the development phase of three new film projects including two in France.
(Graines d’alpage - au Coeur des Villages du Mercantour - Tools for Life)
Eric Grinda Documentary films can be ordered on artisanltd website:
List of documentary films:
The Points of origin (52 ’) VFST & VO eng
A Stranger everywhere (52 ’) VFST & VO eng
Pierre Rabhi & colibris (84 ’) VF
When goodness is at work (83 ’) VFST & VO eng
I can love (30 ’) VFST & VO eng
This event is co-presented with The French International School, with the support of the Institut Français.