Set in Burma, this beautiful and moving film short film about local people taking control of their land against the forces of an oppressive regime and the commercial interests of neighbouring China. To be followed by a discussion, including further information about the mangrove, fish farming and unintended consequences.


  They have an unusual hobby: posing as top executives of corporations they hate. Armed with nothing but thrift-store suits, the Yes Men lie their way into business conferences and parody their corporate targets in ever more extreme ways - basically doing everything that they can to wake up their audiences to the danger of letting greed run our world.

The End of the Line ...

  Documentary filmmaker Rupert Murray examines the devastating effect that overfishing has had on the world's fish populations and argues that drastic action must be taken to reverse these trends,

Burma Positive Futures Films

Rice: Towards a Better Future

  Showing the entire rice cycle, this film follow a rice farmer who took part in a project to improve rice yields and quality in the Irrawaddy delta area of Burma. Made by the Yangon Film School, who try to show actual conditions of Burma to the wider world.

A Bright Future: Inspiring Children to Learn
  This film shows the difference a shift towards a child centred approach to education is making in one monastic school in Mandalay in Burma. It is a joyful film, inspirational in showing how the vision of the monks is changing the lives of children in Burma.
 

The Pipe

  At its heart, the story of The Pipe is a profound and disturbing failure of democracy. This documentary shines a spotlight on an ongoing battle between Shell Oil and the Irish coastal town of Rossport, whose small but familial community found themselves thrown to the wolves by the government which should have been protecting them.

The History of Oil

"So you want to keep Bees" talk with Richard Fleming

  Richard Fleming, a bee-keeper himself, talks of the practicalities of owning bees as well as some of the latest ideas about bees as super colonies and the place of bees in modern society.

Trees Talk 3 on GIS & Kingswood Survey by David Lovelace

  Local expert David Lovelace talks of trees, GIS methods and historic woodland.