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A THIRSTY WORLD screening - Glasgow (The Tall Ship at Riverside)
Globally acclaimed master of aerial cinema, Yann Arthus Bertrand, revisits our incredible and fragile planet – this time foregrounding the wonders of the world’s fresh water sources and the ordinary heroes fighting to defend them.
A European family of four consumes 140,000 litres of water every week. But isn’t ours. It comes from other, often developing countries, that produce our coffee, jeans and cheap meat. There, water is often scarce and, in the face of climate change, increasingly a cause of conflict. At the same time, those water sources are among the most exquisite natural wonders of the world – from the Congo basin to the Cambodian deltas.
Viewed from surreal heights, and plunging to earth to meet the campaigners, entrepreneurs and women on the frontline, A Thirsty World is a beautiful, urgent call to everyday action.
Screening with the short film Merfolk (3 min)
Draw inspiration from the sight and sounds of Scotalnd's own great river by joining us early: doors open 17:15, with café bar serving hot and cold drinks.
Film followed by a discussion with special guests including Dave Watson (Unison Scotland) and Percy Patrick (SCIAF).
Screening in partnership with SCIAF and UNISON, with support from The Tall Ship at Riverside. To view our full festival programme visit the Take One Action website
A THIRSTY WORLD is also showing in Edinburgh:
(Royal Botanic Garden) 19:30, Saturday 29 September
(Filmhouse Cinema) 14:35, Friday 04 October
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Take One Action Film Festivals
Take One Action is Scotland’s global action cinema project. We link audiences, movies, campaigners and communities to inspire shared responses to issues of global concern. Our annual festival and tour bring the best of all the action together. See all our tour events at www.facebook.com/takeoneaction/events