Following October 2011’s screening of H2Oil, we’re pleased to be holding a screening and debate of the brand-new Taking on Tarmageddon produced by local independent film outfit Campbell Road Productions in partnership with Artists Project Earth, People & Planet, Film Oxford and New Internationlist.
Producing 3-5 times the carbon emissions associated with crude oil production, the largest industrial operation on Earth, the Athabasca Oil Sands is, according to UK Student campaigning group People & Planet, almost singlehandedly putting humanity on a collision course with runaway climate change – the point where damage becomes irreversible. Beyond this, the industry is killing wildlife, destroying boreal forest and increasing cancer rates in the indigenous communities who have always lived in the area.
We shall have guests from People & Planet and the UK Tar Sands Network who were involved in the making of the film as well as the film makers to talk about the film, the tar sands and their experiences.
Please note, this is a bigger event than normal and will be held downstairs at the community centre, where there is a bar
Also the recommended donation for this event is £5 (this event only), £3 for students and those with on income support or the dole, and of course, if you’re totally skint, whatever you can afford.
Evening starts at 7PM and finishes at 10PM.