Finite: the Climate of Change (Preview Film Screening) Panel Discussion With Frontline Communities
09nov4:15 pm6:40 pmFinite: the Climate of Change (Preview Film Screening) Panel Discussion With Frontline CommunitiesA new unseen documentary from inside Europe's frontlines against fossil fuels. OrganiserCOP26 CoalitionGlasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose Street Glasgow G3 6RB4:15 pm - 6:40 pm Event TypeCultural, Arts & SocialThemeClimate Justice
Finite: The Climate of Change is a new, unseen feature documentary which tells the inside story of communities in the UK and Germany who are putting their bodies on the
Finite: The Climate of Change is a new, unseen feature documentary which tells the inside story of communities in the UK and Germany who are putting their bodies on the line to defend their homes, nature and the climate from the destruction of opencast coal extraction.
Panel discussion: How are global frontline communities taking direct action against extractive industries?
José Silva – Nación Wayuu, Colombia
Indigenous leaders in the state La Guajira, Colombia have used direct action tactics to take action against extractivist industries that threaten their way of life, including Latin America’s biggest coal mine, Cerrejón
Jackie Scollen – Campaign to Protect Pont Valley
Featured in the documentary film, Finite, Campaign to Protect Pont Valley is a community campaign from County Durham UK, which stood up to an opencast coal mine developer using a diversity of tactics including non-violent direct action.
Rich Felgate – Director, Finite: The Climate of Change
DATE 9th November
LOCATION: Glasgow Film Theatre
This event is part of the COP26 Coalition programme of fringe events at the Glasgow COP26
While world leaders meet to discuss our future at COP26, we’ll be building power for system change together. The People’s Summit brings together the climate justice movement to discuss, learn and strategise for system change.