The first ever Environmental Film Festival to be hosted in London
For the first time in Britain, an environmental film festival is being organised on 12th and 13th September screening films connected to the Environment and impact of Climate Change on communities, biodiversity and culture.
The Films include The Last Dance, Turtles in a Soup, The Silenced Witness, Once there was a Purple Butterfly, Leopards in the Lurch and Diminishing Resources by acclaimed directors like Ashima Narain, Kalpana Subrahmanian, P. Balan, Sonya Kapoor, Gurmeet Sapal, Himanshu Malhotra and Sabina Kidwai. Screening is done at the Digital Theatre, MML, 306 Dollis Hill Lane, NW2 6HH from 5.30 pm on both days.
The two-day event is jointly hosted by London-based Sanskruti Centre for Cultural Excellence which represented the UK at the United Nations Convention on Bio Diversity in 2012, and international TERRE Policy Centre, a civic society partner for United Nations Safe Planet Campaign.
Baroness Verma, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for State and junior Minister for Energy and Climate Change will deliver the inaugural address on 12th September. Sally Case, Chief Executive of David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation and Raj Shende, former Director of United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) will also be speaking on the occasion, followed by the screening of a film. The screening continues on 13th September.