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Green Tech Film Festival

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Co-organised by the Greens/EFA, Point M.I.R and the Kinograph, the first edition of the Green Tech Film Festival is coming to Brussels.

As part of the Green Tech Film Festival, four groundbreaking documentaries will be screened over two days at the Kinograph.

The documentaries will all reveal, in their own way, the dark side of the electronics industry. We invite you to investigate the fatal environmental and health repercussions of our technology. Take a journey to the heart of datacenters that operate day and night. Look behind the scenes at Europe’s largest landfill in Africa. Find out who are the losers of the digital revolution.

Join us, as we ask : how do we manage metal resources on a global scale ? What are "blood minerals" ? Why does the system push us to produce and throw away more and more ? Can we rely on the European recycling system ? Is the battle against the waste floating in our oceans already lost ? Are we in “the era of extractivism” ?

Movies :
Welcome to Sodom - directed by Florian Weigensamer and Christian Krönes
Complicit - directed by Heather White and Lynn Zhang
Death by Design - directed by Sue Williams
Behind the Screen - directed by Stefan Baumgartner

Special guests :
Florian Weigensamer - Director of Sodom
Stefan Baumgartner - Director Behind screen
Olivier Vergeynst - Director - Belgian Institute for Sustainable IT
Nele Meyer - Senior Executive Officer at Amnesty International
Jean-Pierre Schweitzer - Policy Officer at the European Environment Bureau
Géraldine Duquenne - Policy officer at Justice et Paix

Monday 25th October
19:00 Welcome by MEP David Cormand
19:10 Projection of the movie “COMPLICIT” (90’)
20:50 Short discussion with Director Stefan Baumgartner and projection of his movie „BEHIND THE SCREEN“ (60’)
21:55 Short discussion with Olivier Vergeynst (Director - Belgian Institute for Sustainable IT), Nele Meyer (Senior Executive Officer at Amnesty International), MEPs Anna Cavazzini and David Cormand + questions from the audience
22:20 Conclusion
22:30 Cocktail
23:00 End

Tuesday 26th October
19:00 Welcome by MEP Sara Mathieu
19:10 Projection of the movie “DEATH BY DESIGN“ (60’)
20:10 Introduction and projection of the movie “WELCOME TO SODOM” (92’)
21:50 Short discussion with Jean-Pierre Schweitzer (Policy Officer at the European Environment Bureau), Géraldine Duquenne (Policy officer at Justice et Paix) and MEP Sara Mathieu + questions from the audience
22:15 Conclusion
22:30 Cocktail
00:00 End

Kinograph - Avenue de la Couronne, 227 - 1050 Ixelles - Belgium

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Mardi 26 octobre 19:00-23:30
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