Category Archives: Film

“Beyond Growth”: Berlin Congress and Film Festival

Beyond growth… a counterintuitive thought, with spring growth in full swing – or a transcendental one? There is increasing interest in the idea that constant economic expansion is reaching its environmental limits, that the “growth paradigm” must be abandoned or … Continue reading

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From 100 Years of Green Cinema to the Children’s Party of Schönwalde.

The “Green Cinema” debate last week – down the street from the Berlin Film Festival in the café of the alternative newspaper taz – offered a down-to-earth look at the possibilities and pitfalls of “green film”. Johanna Schulz, a media … Continue reading

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(Green) “Culinary Cinema” at the Berlin Film Festival

Speaking of “green cinema”, the Culinary Cinema series at the Berlin Film Festival turns out to have a decidedly green bent: this year’s motto is “Give Food A Chance”. Now in its 5th year, the series focusing on “nutrition and … Continue reading

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“Green Europe on the Ground” and “Green Cinema” debate, Feb. 11

The multilingual European current affairs magazine Café Babel will hold a debate on “green cinema” on February 11, during the Berlin Film Festival. Over four years after Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth”, Ernst Alfred Müller (ökofilmtour), Natalie Gravenor (EYZ Media … Continue reading

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“‘Gasland’ in Germany?” now online in Ava’s Archive

For those of you who missed the “Gasland” film event on November 27, a summary of the discussion with gas expert Benjamin Scholz is now online in the archive, with thought-provoking perspectives on the pros and cons of natural gas … Continue reading

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Next salon Nov. 27: Film “Gasland” and discussion

November 27, 9:30 p.m.                                                                                                                 Arsenal Kino, Potsdamer Str. 2, Berlin                                                                              Gasland: A Film by Josh Fox (2010)                                                                                            Followed by a discussion, “‘Gasland’ in Germany?” Part of the One World Berlin Film Festival Ava’s Transatlantic Green Salon and American Voices Abroad … Continue reading

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