THE OIL MACHINE at Waveney Mayday Peoples Festival, Lowestoft


Monday, 01 May 2023 at 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


The GRIT Centre for the Arts & Heritage
Old Court Buildings
Old Nelson Street
Lowestoft NR32 1EQ
United Kingdom
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Part of the 12th annual Mayday festival hosted by Waveney TUC.

There will be two screenings of the film, at 2:30pm and 5pm with a debate in between around 4pm. Speakers include:

  • Tahir Latif, Public Services Union (PCS), Platform Films Trustee, Retired President for the Aviation Sector, and CACC/TU rep
  • Jim Mowatt, Director of Education, UNITE the UNION
  • Louise Gooch, East Suffolk Labour Councillor (personal capacity)
  • John Sillett (host)


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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

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Goucher College

Thursday, 07 Mar 2024 at 4:00 PM
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Kulturní dům Věchnov

Friday, 15 Mar 2024 at 6:30 PM
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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)