Adelaide Program 2016
Monday, May 23 @ 7:00 pm
This hopeful story of the pristine Haida Gwaii archipelago shows how, with the co-operation between eco-activists, scientists, organic farmers and quirky islanders, the world-view of an ancient society can co-mingle with that of progressive newcomers – to create a sustainable world.
Sunday, May 29 @ 7:00 pm
Drawing from over 200 interviews, filmed in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. unearths the uncomfortable challenges of well intended but uninformed giving and suggests a new way of thinking to overcome global, systemic challenges for the betterment of all.
Saturday, May 28 @ 4:00 pm
From bike activists in Sao Paulo and Los Angeles, fighting for safe bike lanes, to the city of Copenhagen, where forty percent commute daily by bike, Bikes Vs Cars considers the revolutionary changes that could take place if more cities made room for bicyclists.
Friday, May 27 @ 6:00 pm
This inspiring documentary follows the famed Recycled Orchestra, a youth group from a community built on a massive landfill site in Paraguay, who live the motto: “The world sends us garbage… We send back music.”
Wednesday, May 25 @ 7:00 pm
Set against the backdrop of the mining industry’s ever-increasing thirst for fossil fuels, Black Hole is an intense and riveting exposé, revealing unseen footage of the Maules Creek coal mine blockade, police misconduct, corporate spies and the destruction of sacred Indigenous burial sites.
Tuesday, May 24 @ 7:00 pm
Two Raging Grannies is a hilarious road movie following two gutsy old ladies on their mobility scooters as they embark on a quest to seek answers to the burning question: How do we get out of our economic mess?
Sunday, May 22 @ 4:00 pm
Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a team of artists and activists intent on showing the world never-before-seen images that expose issues of endangered species and mass extinction. This beautiful and deeply touching film stimulates all those who see it to change.
Saturday, May 21 @ 7:30 pm
After catching a glimpse of the billions of dollars of good food that is tossed each year in North America, filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant pledge to quit grocery shopping cold turkey and survive only on foods that would otherwise be thrown away.
Saturday, May 21 @ 4:00 pm
An Australian made film that paints a portrait of Time Magazine’s ‘most innovative farmer in the world’ and showcases the regenerative farming practices that have the power to transform the global food system for the better.
Sunday, May 29 @ 4:00 pm
Follow Antarctic explorer and scientist Claude Lorius and film maker Luc Jacquet (March of the Penguins) on a beautiful journey back to the historic moment where we first found evidence of a human footprint in climate change.