Climate resilience stories to take spotlight at Jacaranda Tales film festival in Bengaluru

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Published October 4, 2023 at 11:16am

    Jacaranda Tales, a Bengaluru film festival to highlight climate crisis

    Festival scheduled from October 6 to 10, will feature over 20 films

    Festival also hosts panel discussions on topics related to climate change

Jacaranda Tales, a Bengaluru film festival is set to highlight pressing issues such as rising sea levels, vanishing bird species, dwindling rivers, and pollution-choked cities.

Its primary focus is on showcasing cinema that explores human determination and optimism in the face of the climate crisis.

The second installment of the Jacaranda Tales festival, scheduled from October 6th to 10th, will feature over 20 films from around the world, each highlighting diverse approaches to tackling the climate crisis.

This film festival is being organized by the Bengaluru Sustainability Forum (BSF) in collaboration with the Bangalore Film Society (BFS) and the Delhi-based Kriti Film Club.

Non-profit organizations such as Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi, Gamana Women’s Collective, Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti, and the Environment Support Group will also be part of this festival that will take place at venues including Mount Carmel College and Gandhi Bhavan.

To ensure accessibility for all, the event is open to the public without the need for tickets, and it emphasizes cooperation rather than competition, with no film vying for awards.

In addition to film screenings, the festival will also host panel discussions covering a range of topics related to climate change and resilience.

These discussions will delve into subjects like the challenges of transitioning to more environmentally sustainable future, renewable energy, and the vital role of biodiversity conservation in climate resilience efforts.

 

Climate resilience stories to take spotlight at Jacaranda Tales film festival in Bengaluru

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    Jacaranda Tales, a Bengaluru film festival to highlight climate crisis

    Festival scheduled from October 6 to 10, will feature over 20 films

    Festival also hosts panel discussions on topics related to climate change

Jacaranda Tales, a Bengaluru film festival is set to highlight pressing issues such as rising sea levels, vanishing bird species, dwindling rivers, and pollution-choked cities.

Its primary focus is on showcasing cinema that explores human determination and optimism in the face of the climate crisis.

The second installment of the Jacaranda Tales festival, scheduled from October 6th to 10th, will feature over 20 films from around the world, each highlighting diverse approaches to tackling the climate crisis.

This film festival is being organized by the Bengaluru Sustainability Forum (BSF) in collaboration with the Bangalore Film Society (BFS) and the Delhi-based Kriti Film Club.

Non-profit organizations such as Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi, Gamana Women’s Collective, Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti, and the Environment Support Group will also be part of this festival that will take place at venues including Mount Carmel College and Gandhi Bhavan.

To ensure accessibility for all, the event is open to the public without the need for tickets, and it emphasizes cooperation rather than competition, with no film vying for awards.

In addition to film screenings, the festival will also host panel discussions covering a range of topics related to climate change and resilience.

These discussions will delve into subjects like the challenges of transitioning to more environmentally sustainable future, renewable energy, and the vital role of biodiversity conservation in climate resilience efforts.

 

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