THE OIL MACHINE at Edinburgh Earth Initiative


Wednesday, 08 Mar 2023 at 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM


Cinema Space, Edinburgh College of Art (ECA)
The University of Edinburgh
74 Lauriston Place
Edinburgh EH3 9DF
United Kingdom
Google map and directions

After the screening, join in the panel discussion with:

  • Emma Davie, the film's director and Programme Director for MA and MFA Film at Edinburgh College of Art
  • Morag Watson, Director of Policy at Scottish Renewables; co-founder of the Sustainability Leadership Network
  • Dr. Kirsten E H Jenkins, Lecturer in Energy, Environment and Society at the School of Social and Political Science; Programme Director of MSc in Energy, Society and Sustainability, University of Edinburgh
  • Izi Robe, Edinburgh Earth Initiative (hosting)

Presented by the Edinburgh Earth Initiative, committed to accelerating the University of Edinburgh’s response to the climate crisis.


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Coming up...


Friday, 23 Feb 2024 at 6:30 PM
Linköpings Naturcentrum in Linköping, Sweden (on Google Maps)

XR Linköping welcomes you to movie night!
We serve coffee and snacks (vegan) from 18:30 and start the documentary The Oil Machine 19:00. Afterwards, we end the evening with reflection and discussion. Hope to see you!
Register on the Facebook event by responding "Going" to this event. The hall can accommodate 50 people.

Colorado Environmental Film Festival

Friday, 23 Feb 2024 at 3:00 PM
Bunker Auditorium at Green Center (CSM) in Golden, CO (on Google Maps)
$12.00 USD

The Oil Machine explores the complexities of how oil is embedded in our society, from high finance to cheap consumer goods, and brings together a wide range of voices to consider how this machine can be tamed, dismantled, or repurposed.

Goucher College

Thursday, 07 Mar 2024 at 4:00 PM
Goucher College in Baltimore, MD (on Google Maps)

Kulturní dům Věchnov

Friday, 15 Mar 2024 at 6:30 PM
Kulturní dům Věchnov in Věchnov, Czech Republic (on Google Maps)

Screening at the Cultural House in Věchnov. More info here.

Pomona College

Wednesday, 27 Mar 2024, time TBC
Pomona College in Claremont, CA (on Google Maps)

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) at the University of Colorado

Tuesday, 09 Apr 2024, time TBC
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) in Boulder, CO (on Google Maps)