Film Screening- Catching The Sun

Please join us for a night at the Pivotonian!

Catching the Sun is about people daring to lead a massive global energy transition that is already rapidly in play. The oil economy has created monopolies and concentrated wealth and power in the hands of the few. Solar power could democratise and decentralise energy in a way that rebuilds the ladder of economic opportunity for workers and entrepreneurs.

Post movie screening a short discussion on Solar projects going and Community Owned Renewable Energy in Geelong will take place. A quick overview of Geelong Sustainability's community focused initiatives will also be given initially before the discussion.

Click the image below to watch the film preview.

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About the Film

An unemployed American worker, a Tea Party activist, and a Chinese solar entrepreneur race to lead the clean energy future. But who wins and who loses the battle for power in the 21st century?

Through the stories of workers and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and China, Catching the Sun captures the global race to lead the clean energy future. Over the course of a solar jobs training program, Catching the Sun follows the hope and heartbreak of unemployed American workers seeking jobs in the solar industry. With countries like China investing in innovative technologies and capitalising on this trillion-dollar opportunity, Catching the Sun tells the story of the global energy transition from the perspective of workers and entrepreneurs building solutions to income inequality and climate change with their own hands. Their successes and failures speak to one of the biggest questions of our time: will the U.S. actually be able to build a clean energy economy?

Don't miss the chance to witness this insightful movie. Book Your tickets below!

All proceeds from this event will go to Geelong Sustainability to directly support our events, activities, projects and campaigns.

 

VENUE ACCESS: Please note wheelchair access is currently unavailable at the Pivotonian Cinema due to a lift refurbishment.

 

WHEN
February 22, 2017 at 8:15pm - 10pm
WHERE
The Pivotonian Cinema
Cnr Moorabool & Verner St
South Geelong, VIC 3220
Australia
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CONTACT
Dan Cowdell ·
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