This Sunday, to coincide with the climate summit in Copenhagen the Edinburgh social centre ACE is hosting a green-o-nomics discussion event and film screening. The event is free and non ticketed 3pm sunday 6th december. ACE is located at 17 west montgomery place, near tescos on leith walk.
Details of Sunday Screenings and other December screenings are below...
6th The Age Of Stupid (2009)
Stars Pete Postlethwaite as an archivist in the devastated world of the future, asking the question: "Why didn't we stop climate change when we still had the chance?"
Rocking The Foundations (1986) - An outstanding historical account of the Green Bans first introduced by the New South Wales Builders Labourers Federation in the 1970s in response to community demand to preserve inner- city parkland and historic buildings. One of the first women to be accepted as a builders labourer, filmmaker Pat Fiske traces the development of a quite singular union whose social and political activities challenged the notion of what a union should be.
13th Adam Curtis Season Pt 1
The Power Of Nightmares: The Rise Of The Politics Of Fear(2004)
Adam Curtis' first documentary series explores the tragicomic consequences of engineers', mathematicians', scientists', and bureaucrats' attempts to apply their specialized theories to a wide range of phenomenon, creating, each time, more problems than they solve (180)
20th - Anti Fascist Attitude
Why the fuck in a nation that lost millions to the Nazi scum in WW2 are they not just tolerated but are sometimes protected by or even recruited by the Russian police? Well balanced, well researched film gives an overview of the hardcore dangerous underground resistance in St Peteresburgh. (50 mins)
Ross Kemp on Neo Nazis
Ex East Enders star Ross Kemp gets manhandled by Moscow's vicious Neo-Nazi gangs and discovers who is behind the recent racist attacks. He joins one Neo-Nazi group during their training and is forced through a series of tests (which include him being set on fire) Somehow watchable (50mins)
27th Adam Curtis Season Pt 2
Pandoras Box (1992)
Adam Curtis' first documentary series explores the tragicomic consequences of engineers', mathematicians', scientists', and bureaucrats' attempts to apply their specialized theories to a wide range of phenomenon, creating, each time, more problems than they solve (276 mins)