THE OIL MACHINE at Georgetown University, Washington, DC

When

Monday, 30 Oct 2023 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where

Georgetown University
Lohrfink Auditorium
3613-3625 Canal Rd NW
Washington, DC 20007
United States
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In partnership with the Twin Seas Media, the Earth Commons and Georgetown Film and Media Studies will host a festival screening of The Oil Machine, directed by filmmaker Emma Davie. The film explores our complex relationship with North Sea oil, questioning its future amidst climate activism and economic imperatives, all within a tight timeframe of addressing our oil dependency.

Join us at 5pm for a vegetarian reception in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Monday, October 30th followed by the film screening (81 minutes) and a panel featuring Emma Davie, an award-winning filmmaker who also teaches documentary film at Edinburgh College of Art and Julia Cohen, Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Plastic Pollution Coalition.

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Earth Month

Monday, 01 Apr 2024 at 12:00 AM until Tuesday, 30 Apr 2024


We are delighted to announce that THE OIL MACHINE will be collaborating with Worldwide Climate and Justice Education Week to celebrate Earth Monthand bring the award-winning documentary to you!

This timely film delves into the complex dynamic of North Sea oil & gas and considers how the machine can be tamed, dismantled, or repurposed. Through the voices of different stakeholders, THE OIL MACHINE explores the complexities of transitioning away from oil and gas as a society and considers how quickly we can do it.

Accompanied by discussion guides and educational resources provided by Worldwide Climate and Justice Education Week, THE OIL MACHINE will be available to participants on a pay-what-you-can basis throughout Earth Month. The film can be booked on our Eventive site hereWhen checking out, we'd ask you to use the sliding scale to set the amount payable to an amount you'd usually pay for showing a film in your educational setting. For those who cannot afford to pay more, the film will be offered for a symbolic £10 (that's approximately $12.75 in U.S. dollars).

Book the film now

There are some countries where you need to follow a different model. In the U.S. or Canada you will need to purchase a DVD or screening licence from Bullfrog Films who are offering members of Worldwide Climate and Justice Education Week an exclusive 25% discount for THE OIL MACHINE, along with a variety of other titles. DVDs can be ordered here and community screenings can be booked here (use discount code WWCJ25).

In Australia and New Zealand the film will be available from Madman – contact them here.

 

 

 

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