Edinburgh COP26 Coalition screening of "Thank you for the Rain"

08oct7:00 pm9:00 pmEdinburgh COP26 Coalition screening of "Thank you for the Rain"- an epic journey from an African village threatened by Climate Disruption to the UN COP21 Conference in Paris in 2015. 7pm - 9pm Fri 8 Oct FILM Chat Augustine United Church,, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL7:00 pm - 9:00 pm OrganiserEdinburgh COP26 CoalitionEvent TypeCultural, Arts & Social,Meeting,Webinar & Talks,Workshop & TrainingThemeFood & Agriculture,Nature & Biodiversity

Event Details

Screening of Thank you for the Rain – an epic journey from an African village threatened by Climate Disruption to the UN COP21 Conference in Paris in 2015.

7.00pm – 9.00pm Friday 8 October FILM Chat in person at Augustine United Ch, 41 Geo IV Br EH1 1EL Online.

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In
2010 Kisilu Misya, a Kenyan farmer, started to film the life of his
family, his village and the damage caused by climate change.

When
a violent storm throws him and Julia Dahr, a Norwegian filmmaker,
together we see him transform from a father to community leader to an
activist on the global stage.

Timetable

  • 7.00pm Welcome and introductions
  • 7.05pm Screening of Thank you for the Rain
  • 8.30pm Post-screening chat / make sense of what we’ve seen
  • 9.00pm Close

An
Africa / Norway documentary (85 mins) – to be followed by an informal
discussion and introduction to what is coming up locally in Edinburgh
which people can get involved with. All welcome.

A
Take One Action screening from the Edinburgh COP26 Coalition bringing
together Friends of the Earth, Scot E.3, Transition Edinburgh, Our
Future Edinburgh, Trades Unionists and many more concerned to alert
Edinburgh to the challenge of achieving real progress at the UN Climate
Conference due to take place 1-12 November in Glasgow.

Interested? Get in touch via [email protected]

Time

(Friday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

Augustine United Church,

41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL

Registration / Ticket Link

https://ecop26c8oct.eventbrite.co.uk/

Organiser