Reel Earth Film­Fest re­turns

The Tribune (NZ) - - WHAT’S ON - JO TAY­LOR, PALMER­STON NORTH CITY EN­VI­RON­MEN­TAL TRUST

Com­ing to Palmer­ston North this May is the 2018 Reel Earth En­vi­ron­men­tal Film Fes­ti­val.

En­ter­ing its 13 th year, the fes­ti­val con­tin­ues to use the art of film to in­spire pos­i­tive en­vi­ron­men­tal change.

These films will shed light on en­vi­ron­men­tal is­sues as well as in­spire hope for a sus­tain­able world.

This year’s fes­ti­val fea­tures films with wide rang­ing top­ics from the en­vi­ron­men­tal im­pacts of the fash­ion in­dus­try and the fresh­wa­ter cri­sis we cur­rently face.

Films in­clude Leonardo DiCaprio’s Be­fore the Flood, and Food Evo­lu­tion, nar­rated by Neil deGrasse Tyson.

The films are rel­e­vant to all New Zealan­ders, and some of them were even filmed in our own back­yard.

There are films for peo­ple of all ages, there is some­thing for ev­ery­one with many award-win­ning doc­u­men­taries from film­mak­ers all around the world.

There are plenty of child­friendly films as well as a short film day just for kids.

Tick­ets are $3 - $5, and some of the films are even free to at­tend.

Our open­ing event is on May 1 st at the Globe The­atre.

We in­vite you to join us for the open­ing of this year’s fes­ti­val where we will also be cel­e­brat­ing the win­ners of our Short Film Com­pe­ti­tion, and show­ing the win­ning films on the big screen.

This is an awe­some op­por­tu­nity to check out some of our lo­cal film­mak­ing tal­ent!

The film pro­gramme is out now on ree­learth.org.nz, Eventfinda, and Face­book.

Be sure to check out the amaz­ing range of in­spir­ing and thought-pro­vok­ing en­vi­ron­men­tal films be­ing shown dur­ing the fes­ti­val.

Tick­ets are avail­able on Eventfinda.

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Reel Earth vol­un­teers and co-or­di­na­tors at the open­ing event of the Reel Earth Film Fes­ti­val.

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