Short Films Depict Ways to Protect the Planet
Copenhagen, 10 December 2009 To bring about change, innovation, and collaboration, 30 directors from all the continents are offering their own 2-minute take on the environment.
From the Far North to Peru and from India to Burkina Faso, each has applied their sensitivity and talent to an environmental issue: be it the Arctic ice melt, the disappearance of butterflies in the countryside, sea pollution in Brest harbour, or deforestation in the Amazon.
Each film takes a positive approach and offers an idea, a solution, or a daily action to protect the planet.
Two minutes to warn us, move us, and provide a wake-up call.
Twelve of the filmmakers are screening their visual telegrams at the Cinematek in Copenhagen during the UN climate talks ? the films will be officially launched in April 2010 and will feature at the Cannes Film Festival in May.
Films featured in Copenhagen:
Echo of eco - Pan Nalin (Inde/India)
A thousand years - Meena Nanji (Kenya/USA)
The Inheritance - Terry Jones (Royaume-Uni/United-Kindgom)
Rites - Jan Kounen (France)
Words of Ecology - Amos Gitaï (Israël/Israel)
True North - Asif Kapadia (Royaume-Uni/United-Kindgom)
Bon appétit ! - Isabella Rossellini (Italie/Italy)
La dernière traversée - Régis Wargnier (France)
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? ? Elia Suleiman (Palestine)
Les Toilettes - Etienne Chatiliez (France)
Prana - Joslyn Barnes (USA)
Adieu papillons - Philippe Le Guay (France)
Paul Haggis, Pavel Lounguine, Emir Kusturica, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Rachid Bouchareb, Stephen Frears, Ronit Elkabetz, Isabel Coixet, Walter Salles, Asia Argento, Ken Loach, Radu Mihailealu, Clint Eastwood?
Short films: 30 x 2 min.
A collection directed by: Noëlle Deschamps
Music by: Loïk DURY
Produced by: Fabienne Servan Schreiber & Laurence Miller
With: Orange, Orange Cinema Serie et ARTE France
Delivery: March 2010