Sunday, April 14th, 6:00pm
Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall (SSS), 1 Prospect Street
Academy Award-winning actor Jeremy Irons pulls up his wellies to cross littered beaches in Lebanon, inspect prison compost heaps in Yorkshire and investigate a state-of-the-art recycling plant in San Francisco on his voyage of discovery about the garbage we create, every hour of every day, across the planet.
Journeying from Iceland to Indonesia, Irons speaks to scientists, politicians and ordinary citizens whose health and livelihoods have been affected by pollution. From individuals who have changed their lives to produce almost no waste, to an increase in anti-waste legislation, to an entire city that has gone waste-free, he discovers that change is not only essential, but happening.
Followed by a discussion with John Wargo, Marian Chertow, Mike Biddle, and CJ May.
The British filmmaker and journalist, Candida Brady's work has taken her around the world. While working for the UK's national press she reported on many leading events as well as initiating campaigns for legislative changes in animal trading and welfare.
She founded her film company, Blenheim Films, in 1996, and has produced and directed documentaries on a variety of subjects including a ten year project following a breakthrough treatment for HIV and AIDS. Trashed is Candida's first feature film.
9 min. Dir. Tony Donoghue. In Ireland, old hand-painted furniture is often associated with hard times, with poverty, and with a time many would rather forget. In this animated documentary, 16 pieces of traditional folk furniture are repaired and returned home.
Running Time: 97 Min.
Director: Candida Brady
Producers: Candida Brady and Titus Ogilvy
Executive Producers: Jeremy Irons, Candida Brady, Titus Ogilvy and Tom Wesel
Editors: James Coward, Kate Coggins, Jamie Trevill
· A River Changes Course
· EFFY After Dark
· GMO OMG
· Gold Fever
· Installation: Sustainability Heard
· Installation: Young Photographers Exhibition
· More Than Honey
· Shorts I: School’s Out!
· Shorts II: Redemption
· Special Event: Documentary vs. Advocacy
· Special Event: Jazz Ecology
· The East
· The Fruit Hunters
· The Last Ocean