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Cobargo Docos: Oyster Sept 16th



Cobargo Docos start the new series of community screenings in the Old Cobargo Butter Factory on Sunday September 16th with a beautiful 'local' documentary "OYSTER", about an Oyster farmer family on Merimbula Lake. The film maker, Kim Beamish, will be present for a Q&A after the screening. Also coming up another outdoor screening: Doco in the Bush on Saturday October 6th, "Living the Change - Inspiring stories for a sustainable future." Sunday, September 16th will be the next monthly community documentary screening in the Old Cobargo Butter Factory at 3.30pm


The oyster has been called the canary in the estuary...... for the death of an oyster can reveal environmental changes or pollution that might have gone unnoticed.- Kim Beamish, filmmaker. Oyster is a feature length documentary capturing the daily routines, chaos and drama of a lively, hard-working second generation oyster farming family on Merimbula Lake on the south-east coast of Australia. By documenting a specific microcosm of a farming family on Australia’s south-east coast, OYSTER presents its audience with a story, a landscape, an environment and characters who face practical, ethical and personal decisions about things that matter to them – feeding their family, getting the boys to school, running the farm, looking after the lake, keeping their crop of oysters healthy and figuring out whether harvesting new crops will protect their livelihood. This local story goes to the heart of matters of global urgency – climate, sustainability, farming, the health, livelihood and education of rural communities, and the challenges and uncertainties that come with farming a luxury product. Director Kim Beamish - who will be present for a Q&A after the screening - said his film tells the story of climate change from the perspective of the people who are most affected. -------------------------------------


October 6th - Living the Change - Inspiring stories for a sustainable future. Cobargo Docos likes to invite you to an outdoor screening in the bush of Living the Change - Inspiring stories for a sustainable future. A feature length film by Happen Films.We’ll start the screening at dusk, get together from 5pm, bring a plate and drink to share and a blanket to sit on or keep warm! Where: 1620 Wandella Road, Wandella, 2550 NSW Feature film by Happen FilmsLiving the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today – solutions any one of us can be part of – through the inspiring stories of people pioneering change in their own lives and in their communities in order to live in a sustainable and regenerative way. Directors Jordan Osmond and Antoinette Wilson have brought together stories from their travels, along with interviews with experts able to explain how we come to be where we are today. From forest gardens to composting toilets, community supported agriculture to timebanking, Living the Change offers ways we can rethink our approach to how we live. Watch the trailer online: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/livingthechange Coffee and tea provided - Bring your own mug ;-) To cover the costs a $5 donation is much appreciated. Please come in big numbers to keep more documentary screenings possible! Visit the Cobargo Docos FB page for more information

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