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ECOMOVE International, Germany, is screening a series of 11 documentaries from various countries, from 18th to 22nd January, at Goethe-Zentrum - The Association of German Culture. Today, the 4th day, a Swedish documentary called Bull Shit by Pea Holmquist & Suzanne Khardalian will be screened.
Time says she is a hero of our times, The Queen Of Anti-Globalisation, an icon for youngsters all over the world. She is Vandana Shiva, Indian environmental activist and nuclear physicist. This documentary follows Shiva over a period of two years as she progresses from her organic farm at the foot of the Himalayas to arrive at institutions of power all over the world. In the film, Shiva does battle with her toughest opponents: Monsanto, Coca-Cola and the WTO. It also tackles the question of farmers' suicide as a backlash to the globalisation.
In the framework of an educational project initiated by ECOMOVE International, a series of film screenings and discussions take place in different cities/regions in India. For this project, ECOMOVE has prepared a film program presenting award-winning documentaries dealing with environmental problems in India and their global backgrounds and causes. An initial film screening in Chennai as well as a film tour through various villages in South India took place in April 2006.
The screenings will start everyday from 6:00pm, at the Goethe-Zentrum office in Hermitage Complex, Opp. Kalanjali Showroom, Hill Fort Road, and are absolutely free. For further details, please contact 6652-6443/2324-1791.