DAY 2 - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7
3 PM: FILM: WELCOME TO SODOM (DIR CHRISTIAN KRÖNES AND FLORIAN WEIGENSAMER, 2018, 92 MINS)
(English Subtitles, Arabic Subtitles) The world’s biggest electronic waste dump is in Ghana, and it’s teeming with people who rummage, collect, recover, and burn e-waste. An impressive and disconcertingly apocalyptic tableau on work within a whole new economic sector.
4:30 PM: END SMALL TALK
#EndSmallTalk brings the film audience together for a chance to participate in group discussions with curated conversations about the environment of waste as heartbreakingly felt through the film, Welcome to Sodom.
7 PM: FILM: WASTED: STORY OF FOOD WASTE (DIR ANNA CHAI AND NARI KYE, 2017, 90 MINS)
(English Subtitles only) Wasted exposes the criminality of food waste and how it’s directly contributing to climate change and shows us how each of us can make small changes all of them delicious to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st Century. Preceded by Short Film: Food Waste Cook Book in the UAE (Winnow Solutions)
8.45 PM: IT STILL TASTES DELICIOUS: DINING WITH LESS WASTE
Location: L’Arte Restaurant
Manarat Al Saadiyaat Chef Lorenzo Pagliaro of L’Arte prepares a delicious free meal that we can all learn from and also enjoy!
Sponsored by the British Council
9:30 PM: FILM: WALDEN (DIR DANIEL ZIMMERMAN, 2018, 106 MINS) (NON VERBAL FILM)
Entirely comprised of thirteen 360° panning shots, WALDEN is a meditative and hypnotizing look at the journey of a tree in our globalised times.