IFFH | 11 november | Block 1 Shades of Green
This film block comprises four outstanding films that delve into various aspects of climate change and environmental challenges, delivering powerful messages and inspiring audiences to take action
11.00 – 12.20 | Block 1 | Shades of Green
In today’s world, the impact of climate change and environmental issues has become an urgent and pressing concern. The film industry has played a pivotal role in raising awareness and encouraging action on these critical matters. This film block comprises four outstanding films that delve into various aspects of climate change and environmental challenges, delivering powerful messages and inspiring audiences to take action. The last one is a short film teaching finance complexities through comedy.
Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops [USA; 13 min]
Director: Robert Menefee
It is a multilingual film series narrated by Richard Gere, featuring renowned climate scientists, highlighting the urgency of human-caused emissions triggering dangerous warming feedback loops.
Soep [The Netherlands; 10 min]
Director: Christa Moesker
An animation film about a castaway who is trapped on a small sandbank. One day he digs a plastic masonry tub out of the sand and tries to escape the island with it. However, the sea has other plans and takes the castaway on a confrontational excursion.
1 2 3 Red light, Green light [Taiwan; 5 min]
Director: Liangyu Chen
This is an animated movie that cares for the ecology and blood ties, and is inseparable from our lives
Sama Dilaut [USA; 26 min]
Director: Christine Ramos
Forced to surrender their nomadic life, an indigenous community that once dwelled on houseboats for hundreds of years in the Sulu sea between Malaysia and the Philippines struggles to survive on land, facing limited resources and discrimination.
Non-Standard Errors 2: Bigger & Even Less Standard [USA; 3 min]
Director: Andra Tevy
Both hilarity and insight ensue. Starring Sammy Obeid (host of “100 Humans” on Netflix) and Prof. Albert Menkveld (ranked as the #1 economist in The Netherlands) as himself.
Q & A with filmmakers
Note: Show times, screening or sequence of films may change at IFFH management’s discretion for technical or unforeseeable circumstances.
- normal rate: 11 euros
- day pass: 20 euros