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Posted on 9-3-2012

New Zealand Film Premiere END:CIV
When: March 19 2012, from 7pm at The Owen Glenn Complex at University of Auckland, Grafton.
This controversial film addresses the most important topic ever: how to stop ourselves from killing the planet. It shows that there is hope, courage and compassion, even in the most damaged places. END:CIV illuminates a way out of this all-consuming madness and into a saner future. END:CIV is based on the bestselling book Endgame by Derrick Jensen. Jensen is the acclaimed author of 20 books. He will join the panel discussion via video-link.
Meet its award-winning filmmaker, Franklin Lopez at the screening and join in discussion with Lopez, Jensen and Lierre Keith (by SKYPE) and other international and local guests.
TICKETS: Employed $10, unemployed $8, plus a small booking fee. Available
Franklin Lopez, director of END:CIV hails from San Juan, Puerto Rico. His work includes cult hit Join the Resistance! Fall in Love, the post-Katrina video remix George Bush Don’t Like Black People and Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now!
Other guests: International speakers at the event include Guy McPherson, author and professor emeritus of natural resources and the environment at the University of Arizona, and Lierre Keith, author of The Vegetarian
Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability. Local speakers include peace activist Ted Howard and monetary reform activist Laurence Boomert.