Monday 16 October - A Double Bill of Inspiration
Regreening the Desert / A Farm for the Future
Regreening the desert with John D. Liu (47 mins) 2012
As Liu says: "It is possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems. If we can, ... why don't we do that?"
" one of the most important documentaries I've ever seen"
-- One Scythe Revolution
A Farm for the Future (49 mins) 2009
Wildlife film maker Rebecca Hosking investigates how to transform her family's farm in Devon into a low energy farm for the future, and discovers that nature holds the key.
IMDb - 8.3/10
Top Documentary Film - 8.61/10
👉 Get tickets and pre-order your food now 🎟️ 🍲😋 https://ud.coop/regreening
Monday 30 October - Dorset Premiere!
Everything Must Change
EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE is a major new feature film made by Reel News, Zahra Dalilah and Rowan Mataram (Framing Climate Justice Project), it's currently on tour all over the UK and this will be the Dorset Premiere!
FEATURING Indian Farmers Movement, Construction Rank & File, Grenfell, Landworkers Alliance, Offshore Oil Workers, Living Rent, La Via Campesina, BLF Green Bans, Right to Food, The Lucas Plan, Kenyan Peasants League, Friends of St Fitticks, PELUM Zimbabwe, Striking UK & French workers, and more
We'll also be joined by the filmmaker Shaun Dey for a post screening discussion!
👉 Get tickets and pre-order your food now 🎟️ 🍲😋 https://ud.coop/everything
Monday 13 November - Breaking Boundaries
Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet
Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet (1hr 13 mins) 2021
Breaking Boundaries tells the story of the most important scientific discovery of our time - that humanity has pushed Earth beyond the planetary boundaries that have kept Earth stable for 10,000 years, since the dawn of civilisation. The 75-minute film takes the audience on a journey of discovery of planetary thresholds we must not exceed, not just for the stability of our planet, but for the future of humanity. It offers up the solutions we can and must put in place now if we are to protect Earth’s life support systems.
IMDb - 7.7 / 10
Rotten Tomatoes Audience score: 74%
Given the latest update on Planetary Boundaries science this year shows we've now crossed 6 out of 9 boundaries it felt important to show this film.
👉 Get tickets and pre-order your food now 🎟️ 🍲😋 https://ud.coop/boundaries
Monday 27 November - UK Premiere!
ALTER NATIVES: Building Possible Futures
ALTER NATIVAS: Building Possible Futures (1hr 55 mins) 2023
A bit like an updated, more radical version of Tomorrow, but all set in Spain. A powerful, inspirational, must-see film. Not to be missed! – Josef Davies-Coates, United Diversity Bridport
👉 Get tickets and pre-book your food now 🎟️ 🍲😋 https://ud.coop/alternatives
Monday 11 December - The Best Film Ever Made?!
Network (2hrs 1 min) 1976
OSCAR WINNER: Best Actor - Peter Finch, Best Actress - Faye Dunaway, Best Supporting Actress - Beatrice Straight, Best Original Screenplay
Network really is one of the best films ever made. An absolute classic!
Newscaster Howard Beale has a message for those who package reports of cute puppies, movie premieres and fender benders as hard news:
"I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore."
👉 Get tickets and pre-book your food now 🎟️ 🍲😋 https://ud.coop/network
We'll also have:
Delicious organic vegetarian curries from Fergus Bradbeer aka Vegie Vortex (who also does the curries at Beach and Barnicott), plus hot and cold drinks. Please pre-order your food if at all possible.
Our room hire costs £42/ week so if you're able to able to contribute more than the default ticket amount then please do so.
We also need to ensure enough people come along to make it worthwhile for Fergus to keep coming along to cook up the delicious food - so invite a friend!
Remember, Members of United Diversity Bridport get free entry to MMMM!
United Diversity Bridport
Our goal: get the Bridport bioregion into the Doughnut by making "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" a reality in our locality.