THE HUNGRY TIDE by Tom Zubrycki – special screening Thursday, October 4th, 6pm, Leichhardt Library, Piazza Level, Italian Forum, Norton St.
Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Tom Zubrycki and FILEF invite you to a special screening of THE HUNGRY TIDE.
A personal story about the impact of climate change on the small Pacific nation of KIRIBATI, one of the countries in the world most vulnerable to climate change, where sea level rise is threatening the lives of 105,000 people in 33 atolls.
Tom Zubrycki’s documentaries on social, environmental and political issues have earned an international reputation for their truthfulness, realism and humanity. For the last 35 years his documentaries have mapped Australia’s changing social and political landscape, and have won international prizes and have been screened around the world. Apart from making films, Tom is also a teacher of Documentary, helping prepare the new generation of dedicated filmmakers.
SPECIAL GUEST: Vincent Sicari is a project officer with the Pacific Calling Partnership, an NGO which facilitates links between concerned people in Australia and the small island nations of the Pacific most vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Vincent is currently involved in the delivery of a program which aims to provide leadership training to young Pacific Islanders.
Q&A will follow
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