London: The first ever Environmental Film Festival will be held here from next week.
The two-day event, September 12 and 13, is jointly hosted by London-based Sanskruti Centre and multi-location TERRE Policy Centre, a civic society partner for United Nations Safe Planet Campaign. The Venue is Maharashtra Bhavan, here.
The inaugural address will be delivered by Baroness Verma, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for State and junior Minister for Energy and Climate Change. Sally Case, Chief Executive of David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation.
On September 13, films will be screened. The films are about 12-14 minutes each in duration and connected to the Environment and impact of Climate Change on communities, biodiversity and culture.
Films include 'Melting of Himalayas', 'Leopards in the Lurch', 'The Silenced Witness', 'The Last Dance' among others by acclaimed directors like Kalpana Subrahmanian, Ashima Narain, Gurmeet Sapal and Sonya Kapoor.