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UK Green Film Festival
A nationwide celebration for film lovers and green thinkers.
Austria, 2013, 90 mins, dir. Werner Boote
A well-known nightmarish vision of the future: The Earth’s population reaches seven billion. Dwindling resources, mountains of toxic waste, hunger and climate change—the results of overpopulation? Who says that the world’s overpopulated? And who’s one too many?
After the box-office success of Plastic Planet, in Population Boom curious documentary filmmaker Werner Boote travels the globe and examines a stubborn view of the world that has existed for decades. But he sees a completely different question: Who or what is driving this catastrophic vision?
- Sat 7 May: 6.30pm
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Salmon Netting On The Tor and Torridge
Once upon a time almost everyone living by the Taw or Torridge in North Devon had access to a boat and tried to catch salmon until licenses were introduced in the 1800s. Watch this story, told by 84 year old Stephen Taylor and his wife Sheila, documenting a traditional method of fishing which may soon disappear forever. Part of the Boat Stories series. Find out more here >>
Venue: Exeter Phoenix, Studio 74