Locked Out. Find out what happens when a very small town dependent on a very big employer fights back against cuts to wages and conditions. Dinner available. All welcome.
Our Generation. The most important film on indigenous rights in years. This film exposes the devastating impact of the government's "intervention".
Solidarity protest in support of six Zimbabwean human rights activists on trial for showing news videos of Egypt democracy protests earlier this year. The protest coincides with the opening of their trial.
Kings Square (next to Fremantle Town Hall), Fremantle.
Screening of this new documentary on modern food and health. Directors James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch. Sat July 16, 8pm, Arthouse, 240 Scott St (via McCoombe St). Tickets are $8/$5 at the door (opens 7pm)
Professor Jane McAdam, UNSW, considers the impact of climate change on populations. Predictions are that some 250 million people may be displaced by climate change by 2050. Are these dire predictions likely to come true, and if so, are existing legal and policy frameworks equipped to assist people seeking protection?
Venue: Law Building, UNSW Kensington Campus, Anzac Pde, Kensington
Sydney Ideas and the Environmental Humanities Group, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney present a public talk by Associate Professor Stephen Gardiner, Department of Philosophy and the Program on Values in Society at the University of Washington, Seattle
Come along and hear leading members of the Japanese Greens, Rikiya Adachi and Namiho Matsumoto talk about their country's experience with nuclear energy after the massive accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant.
Join in the discussion about the implications for Australia as one of the world's largest suppliers of uranium. Be part of the debate about the future of nuclear power in Australia and around the world. Organised by Greens MP John Kaye, RSVPs appreciated.
Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt St
With Keynote speakers: Professor Stephen Castles, University of Sydney & Associate Director International Migration Institute, University of Oxford; The Hon Catherine Branson QC, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission & Human Rights Commissioner; Followed by a roundtable discussion with:
Prabha Gulati - Asylum Seekers Centre of NSW; Abdul Karim Hekmat Fairfield Migrant Resource Centre; Paul Power – Refugee Council of Australia; Kate Temby –Australian Human Rights Commission. Free event.
Australian Human Rights Commission, Level 3, 175 Pitt Street, Sydney
Kateia Kaikai from Kiribati will present two interesting short films on ‘Kiribati Youth & Climate Change’, which were first screened during the United Nation Conference in Copenhagen, December 2009 and the UNICEF Pacific Islands Conference in Fiji. Kiribati is on the frontline of those islands affected by Climate Change. $5/2.
Edmund Rice Centre, 15 Henley Road, Homebush West (Flemington Station)
Come to the first Sydney screening after its sell-out premiere at the Sydney Film Festival. Film-maker Tom Zubrycki's feature-length documentary focuses on Edmund Rice Centre's Pacific Outreach Officer, Maria Tiimon and the devastating effects of sea-encroachments on her homeland, Kiribati. Tickets $20/15, funds raised to the campaign work of Pacific Calling Partnership (PCP).
Drinks from 6pm, film at 7pm, Chauvel Cinema, cnr Oatley Rd and Oxford St. Paddington, NSW.