From October 12, the center of Brno will come alive with environmental activities. Photo credit: Ekofilm.
Brno, Oct. 7 (BD) – From October 12 to 15, Ekofilm, the international environmental film festival, will take place in Brno for the 48th year. The festival will offer 25 documentaries in competition and an accompanying program of workshops, discussions with filmmakers, excursions, etc. Booking is open for all screenings and individual activities at festival website. All events are free.
The screenings will take place at Kino Scala, in the hall of the Social Center of the ÚMČ Brno-střed, at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University and in the specially built EKODÓM on náměstí Svobody. The leitmotif of the accompanying program is “The climate and its change”.
Every year the festival presents dozens of competitive films from all over the world and invites important Czech and international guests. This year, Ukrainian director, screenwriter and critic Elena Rubashevkaja will sit on the jury, as well as the famous actress and influencer Eva Holubová. Together with other jurors, they will decide the prices of the films in competition. 25 documentary films from 15 countries around the world were selected by the dramaturgical committee out of a total of 243 films submitted to the competition from 50 countries.
The organizer of the Ekofilm festival is the Czech Ministry of the Environment, supported by the city of Brno and the municipal company SAKO Brno.
There will also be a free accompanying program on the streets of the city and participating institutions. On Wednesday, the band Zrní will kick off the program with a concert starting at 6:30 p.m. on náměstí Svobody. Before that, an introductory discussion will take place at the Faculty of Social Studies of Masaryk University, on the subject of preparing the Czech Republic for climatic and ecological challenges.
The show Ve skleník s Holubka will take place on Thursday at 5 p.m. at EKODÓM on náměstí Svobody. Another discussion, this time on the subject of nuclear power, will be moderated by Ukrainian judge Elena Rubashevskaja.
The program also includes activities for children. On the last day of the festival, there will be a family day featuring modern technologies, eco-puzzles and virtual reality, and visitors will learn how to fix their bike during a workshop with the Brno Bike Kitchen, or how to ferment the milk correctly. . Subsequently, the winning films of the 48th Ekofilm IFF will be screened at Kino Scala.
The festival will end with the non-competition Swiss-German-Georgian film “The Taming of the Shrew” at Kino Scala.
The full programme, including screening times and reservations, is available at www.ekofilm.cz.
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