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24/04/2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Level 1, 405 Crown st
New South Wales
Surry Hills Film Nights are a monthly community event. We screen latest documentaries for free on the range of social, political, environmental and human issues.
The events is free. Lights refreshments are provided. Bookings are essential!
Call us on 9356 4977 to book your seat!

2 Degrees is a riveting political thriller set against the backdrop of the UN climate negotiations, leading into the real solution to the world's climate challenge: the power of the people. The film is an emotional ride from the despair of the bureaucratic process to the thrill of tapping into the transformative momentum of people power.

As the world waits in hope for a new dawn on climate change, 2 Degrees reveals the chaotic failure of the UN negotiations in Copenhagen. It becomes chillingly clear that we cannot wait for governments to lead the way. So if commitment to act won’t come from above, perhaps the voices and actions of communities will bring the revolution that is needed. 2 Degrees takes to the streets of Port Augusta, a small Australian town, and follows the passionate efforts to replace the coal fired power stations with solar thermal power.

If we don’t understand the lessons from Copenhagen, we are doomed to repeat them in 2015, when the world body meets once more in Paris to conclude a legally binding agreement. From the award-winning producer of The Burning Season and The Man Who Stole My Mother’s Face, 2 Degrees explores climate change through the prism of climate justice. While An Inconvenient Truth alerted us to the problem of climate change, 2 Degrees is the gripping and vital fight for solutions.

Watch a 2 min teaser here : http://2degreesmovie.com/the-film/

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