Opening Night - Evolution of Organic
Mark Kitchell, USA, 2017, 82 mins
World Premiere. From a motley crew of back-to-the-landers to the exciting new futures of sustainable agriculture.
April 20, 7:30pm. Castro
Director's Choice - ATOMIC: Living in Dread & Promise
Mark Cousins, UK, 2015, 71 mins
An impressionistic kaleidoscope of our nuclear times. Using only archive film and a new musical score by Scottish post-rock band Mogwai.
April 21, 9:00pm. Roxie
Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas
Joakim Demmer, Sweden/Germany/Finland, 2016, 80 mins
A new wave of colonialism is hitting Africa - the murky world of foreign investors buying farmland.
April 23, 5:45pm. Roxie
Centerpiece - RISE: Standing Rock
Michelle Latimer, Canada, 2016, 110 mins
Best Feature. The story behind one of the most urgent environmental struggles happening today - to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.
April 23, 8:30pm, Roxie
Closing Night - Twelve Pianos
Dean Mermell, USA, 2017, 64 mins
World Premiere. A documentary film about artist/musician Mauro ffortissimo, and some pianos that want to save the world.
April 26, 8:30pm. Castro