The loss of biodiversity is accelerating; malnutrition affects a billion people around the world as waste in the North peaks; the 2008 financial crisis that is dragging on and on, oil that is scarce and potential drilling for shale gas that directly threatens the Pays de Gex; nuclear dangers made ??more concrete by the accident of Fukushima …

With many signals of weakening ecosystems and of the ecological and economic challenges ahead we should be prompted to redirect our society towards a truly sustainable development.

To raise public awareness of these issues, the association Eco-Pratique is organizing on March 10 to 14 at Cinema Voltaire in Ferney-Voltaire, the very first French edition of the Suisse Romande Green Film Festival.

To this end, ten films will be presented across five themed evenings (biodiversity, finance, energy, food and waste, agriculture and transition); a “family film”; involved stakeholders, directors and regional actors will discuss with the public and answer questions.

More Information at :

http://www.festivaldufilmvert.fr
http://eco-pratique.org/category/festivaldufilmvert/ (trailers and schedule)

L’association Eco-Pratique

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