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Transitions Film Festival comes to Chatswood

24 February 2017


The Transitions Film Festival, Australia’s largest sustainability film festival, is coming to Chatswood this March with an inspiring line-up of films about health and wellness, energy revolutions, ethical fashion and creative innovation.

Held at the Zenith Theatre and The Concourse Urban Screen, the films will focus on sharing stories about solutions to society's greatest challenges and showcasing the heroes and change makers who are building a better world.

Transitions Film Festival: Zenith Theatre schedule

Corner of Railway and McIntosh Streets, Chatswood

A Plastic Ocean: 1.30pm, Saturday 11 March

Following a team of researchers and ocean ambassadors on a mission around the globe, A Plastic Ocean uncovers the shocking truth about what is truly lurking beneath the surface of our seemingly pristine Ocean. Filmed in over 20 locations around the world, this documentary showcases the chilling effects of plastic pollution and introduces audiences to workable technology and policy solutions that can change our world for the better.


Bringing Home The Light: 4pm, Saturday 11 March

Moved by the plight of seven disabled women in Kathmandu, Stephanie Woollard founded the fair-trade organisation, Seven Women, to empower marginalized Nepalese women and help them create a better life for themselves and families. Bringing Home the Light follows a group of women over a period of four years and how their lives have radically changed after gaining access to education and skills training.


Wastecooking - Make Food, Not Waste: 7pm, Saturday 11 March

David Grob travels through five countries to whip up creative meals aimed at fighting food waste. Wastecooking is a biting self-experiment, offering inspiration for embarking on less travelled paths and appreciating food from a different angle.


Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com.au

Transitions Film Festival: The Concourse Urban Screen schedule

409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood

An inspiring line-up of environmental and social change films will be held over the weekend of the 25 and 26 of March. Highlights will include Just Eat It! The Food Waste Move and What it Takes to Be Extraordinary, a powerful film about one man’s quest to build an orphanage in Nepal.

To view the full program, please visit www.transitionsfilmfestival.com/sydney2017/

Media Contact:
Samantha Connor
Media, Marketing and Events Manager
Phone: 9777 7703
Email: samantha.connor@willoughby.nsw.gov.au

For non media related enquiries contact Willoughby City Council on 9777 1000 or email@willoughby.nsw.gov.au