September, 2020

19sep8:30 pm9:15 pmThe Last Ice: Live Q&AEvent Type:Cultural, Arts & Social

Event Details

The Fever – Film Screening and Live Q&A

Showing online: Wed 16 September – Sun 27 September
Live Q&A: Thursday 24 September 20.30-21.15
https://www.takeoneaction.org.uk/event/the-last-ice/
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Film Synopsis: The Last Ice

Director: Scott Ressler | Countries of production: United States | Year: 2019 | Length: 83 min

Language: English, Greenlandic, Inuktitut with English subtitles | Age: 8+ years

Though the Inuit have lived for hundreds of years in and around the frozen Arctic ocean, a century of colonisation and resource exploitation has had a dramatic impact on their lives and their lands. Now the climate crisis is making the sea ice disappear, their hunting grounds are melting beneath their feet and communities are being separated. Meanwhile, global business interests are eyeing up the Pikialasorsuaq, the newly accessible stretch of water between Greenland and Canada, for oil and gas exploration, fishing, shipping and tourism.

What does the future hold for Inuit youth? In Northern Greenland, Aleqatsiaq Peary is learning traditional hunting methods from his uncle while across the water, in Nunavut, Maatalii Okalik is finding her voice as a youth activist. Through their stories, and the testimonies of Inuit leaders such as John Amagoalik, The Last Ice chronicles an essential fight for the survival of a culture – and an entire ecosystem.

Content notes:

Contains discussions of institutional violence, sexual abuse, domestic violence, suicide ideation. Contains depictions of animals being killed.

Join us live at 20:30 on Saturday 19th September for a call-to-action conversation with guests including Maatalii Okalik (one of the film’s protagonists) on challenging climate racism and colonialism, and raising indigenous voices to re-define their future on their own terms.

All our Q&As are free to attend, though pre-registration is required.

This Q&A will have live captions for D/deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences. Please contact [email protected] with any questions about access for this event.

Booking Information

ENJOY THE FULL HOME SCREENING EXPERIENCE:
To enjoy the full “live screening” experience, we recommend you:

  1. Book your ticket for the film in advance
  2. Register your place for this Q&A
  3. On Sat 19 September, start playing the film at 6.45pm
  4. Join us for the live Q&A straight after at 8:30pm

The Last Ice

Time

(Saturday) 8:30 pm - 9:15 pm

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