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Thursday, December 06, 2007


OUR WORLD FILM FESTIVAL

The night before next year's GA Conference is the OUR WORLD FILM FESTIVAL.
This is being organised in association with the GIVE GEOGRAPHY ITS PLACE campaign.

A showcase of geographical filmmaking, Our World Film Festival is a visual adventure into our changing planet to promote our understanding of the geographies that we live.

Our World will be a wonderful mix of films made by both first-timers and professionals alike. If you haven't made a film before we have some support for you at the end of this page.


Booking: Tickets will go on sale from Sunday 24 February at the Odeon Box Office. You can book in person, by phone or on the web. Further details will be provided soon.

Folens geography@work film-making competition
11:00 - 12:00 £2.00
Student films: Do you really know where you live?
Teacher films: Extreme geography

An outstanding showcase of short films submitted for the 2008 geography@work film-making competition that test geography's boundaries.
Website: Folens

A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash
12:30 - 14:30 £3.00
Feature film & debate with special guests
'A Crude Awakening is an informative and unashamedly apocalyptic documentary about the world's obsession with oil that makes An Inconvenient Truth look positively chipper.' The Times
Website: A Crude Awakening
Website: Reviews on Rotten Tomatoes

An Alternative Guide to Our World
15:00 - 16:30 £5.00
A showcase of geographical shorts
A wide range of short films that exploit geographical thinking including In Passing, a film about the psychogeography of a blind woman's experiences of Manchester and entries from 'The Secret Geographer' competition on 'the Geography of...'

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