Film Series Film series about climate change and sustainability

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Mon, 01.11.2021 -
Sat, 13.11.2021


Goethe on Demand

Series of seven films available on Goethe on Demand accompanying the COP26.

This online film series exemplarily addresses different aspects in the context of climate change and environmental policy. All films are free to access from 1 November and in the original language with English subtitles.

Goethe on Demand
Now (2020)
Documentary | Director: Jim Rakete | Germany | 74 min.
Now shows how young activists from around the globe are currently challenging the status quo and pushing for social and political change. 
Wer wir waren / Who We Were (2021)
Documentary | Director: Marc Bauder | Germany | 114 min.
In Who We Were, various thinkers and scientists discuss the question of how humanity can change our way of living and our relationship with nature in order to survive.
Ökozid (2020)
Fiction Movie/TV | Director: Andres Veiel | Germany | 89 min.
In Ökozid the Federal Republic of Germany is in the dock at the International Court of Justice and sued for failing to prevent the rise in CO2 emissions. A film about climate justice and the political responsibilities.
Oeconomia (2020)
Documentary | Director: Carmen Losmann | Germany | 90 min.
In Oeconomia, director Carmen Losmann explores the question of how money comes into the world and if “green” sustainable growth is possible.
Atomkraft Forever / Nuclear Forever
Documentary | Director: Carsten Rau | Germany | 94 min.
In the film Nuclear Forever, the pros and cons of nuclear divestment are discussed, and the possibilities of CO2 neutral alternatives shown.
Die rote Linie / The Red Line (2019)
Documentary | Director: Karin de Miguel Wessendorf | Germany | 120 min.
The Red Line follows the resistance against the Hambach mine in the Rhineland, the largest open-cast mining area for lignite coal in Western Europe.
Marcher sur l’eau / Above Water (2021)
Documentary | Director: Aïssa Maïga | France | 89 min.
The film deals with the topic of global water accessibility in times of climate change.

This film screening is a cooperation between the Goethe-Institut Dublin and Glasgow, the Alliance Française Dublin, the Alliance Française Glasgow, the Institut Français Ecosse and the Climate Crisis Film Festival.

The film series is organised by the Goethe-Institut in Dublin, London and Glasgow.

All films are free to access from 1 November.