Rising Tide - The First Wave film screening

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Kaurna Yerta/Adelaide
Rising Tide - The First Wave film screenings around Australia


4:45pm Tuesday 28 May


UniSA City West Campus
Adelaide SA


At the end of the hottest year in human history, a Rising Tide of everyday people shut down the world’s largest coal port for 32 hours. Here’s how we did it.

Revisit the epic People’s Blockade with footage from the beach, the water, and the sky - and hear from Rising Tide organisers and blockaders about how this historic event came together.

Watch The First Wave - and get ready for the next!

Be inspired by this short film of the 2023 Rising Tide People's . Blockade of the World's Biggest Coal Port. Find out how you can be be part of the 2024 Blockade and other Rising Tide events this year.

Tarni Tananthi (Rising Tide) Adelaide present The First Wave - a 20 minute documentary showcasing the 2023 blockade of the world's largest coal port in Newcastle.

Hear from climate defenders about escalation tactics and being arrested at a live Q&A session.  

Learn how you can get involved in this diverse movement for climate defence.

RSVP: To reserve a seat and help with catering

Cost: Free! Want to support our movement? Donations are welcome on the night. 

Food/Drinks: Supper, tea, coffee included.

Bringing a friend? Please ask them to RSVP too, this would be a great help!

Join us in celebrating people power & the Rising Tide community!  

This event will be held on Kaurna Country, and we pay our respects to Indigenous people everywhere, whose struggle for justice remains integrally tied to land rights and environmental protection.

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