Feature Documentary Competition

The E-Waste Tragedy

Cosima Dannoritzer | France, Spain, UK  |2014 | 86 min

This follow-up film to the award-winning The Light Bulb Conspiracy takes the viewer on a journey to Europe, China, Africa, and the US to investigate the world of illegal e-waste trafficking, revealing a toxic trade fueled by greed and corruption.

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  31/08/2015  |  21.00h  | Espaço Itaú de Cinema

Followed by a Q&A with the director
Cosima Dannoritzer

Big Men, the movie

Rachel Boynton | USA | 2013 | 99 min

What happens when a group of hungry people discovers a massive and exquisitely rare pot of gold in one of the poorest places on earth? Produced by Brad Pitt, the film is a fast-paced tour through the high-powered world of African oil deals – a quest for money, power, and influence that affects us all.

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  30/08/2015  |  21.00h  | Espaço Itaú de Cinema

Followed by a Q&A with the director
Rachel Boynton

How to Change the World

Jerry Rothwell | UK, Canada | 2015 | 110 min

In 1971, a group of friends sails into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life, this is the story of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace and defined the modern green movement.

  30/08/2015  |  17.00h  | Espaço Itaú de Cinema

Followed by a Q&A with Paulo Adario, from Greenpeace Brazil

Director
Jerry Rothwell

Sacrée Croissance

Marie-Monique Robin | France | 2014 | 92 min

Faced with the crisis and the ecological risks, we must profoundly rethink our society, based only on growth. Local consumption and solidarity are alternatives. The new Marie-Monique Robin documentary shows those who - perhaps - can guide our future.

Opening Film

  27/08/2015  |  21.00h  | Espaço Itaú de Cinema

Director
Marie-Monique Robin

Sea Sickness

Matteo Bastianelli | Italy | 2014 | 71 min

The steelwork hub in Taranto, Italy, is the largest in Europe and the most polluted. There, pollution correlated illnesses from dioxins and a rise of 40% of all cancerous forms destroys the lives of families, torn between the need to work and that of safeguarding their children’s health.

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  29/08/2015  |  21.00h  | Espaço Itaú de Cinema

Followed by a Q&A with the director
Matteo Bastianelli

The Garden of Hope

Laurence Guenoun | Brazil, France  | 2015  | 75 min

Filmed at the South America's largest open-air landfill after its closure, the camera gives to its inhabitants a stand where they can be heard. What will happen now to the community that has no other way of earning its daily bread? What the future holds for the children? With a camera, they can express themselves and their hope.

World Premiere

  28/08/2015  |  21.00h  | Espaço Itaú de Cinema

Followed by a Q&A with the director
Laurence Guenoun

Cotton Road

Laura Kissel | USA | 2014 | 72 min

Consumers all over the world spend billions in clothes every year, but only a few know how they are made or who produces them. The film follows the commodity of cotton from South Carolina farms to Chinese factories to reveal the industrial process in this global supply chain.

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  31/08/2015  |  17.00h  | Espaço Itaú de Cinema

Director
Laura Kissel

When I breath

Coti Donoso | Chile | 2015 | 68 min

Santiago de Chile is one of the cities with the most polluted air in the world. A social activist and a lawyer try to change it but have a lot against them: authorities with obscure interests that make a blind eye to the problem and blind people, living under a terrible gray cloud.

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  30/08/2015  |  19.00h  | Espaço Itaú de Cinema

Followed by a Q&A with the director
Coti Donoso