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Film festival, discussions & meeting new people, you're invited

Building on the success of their first film festival CCEN (Carlow Environmental Network) we are delighted to partner with Carlow & Kildare EN on a second Environmental Film Festival in collaboration.

This festival will span 5 dates from October 2022 to February 2023, the screenings are free, but booking is required.

  • 05/10/2022 7pm: 2040 Bring brought by the triad of environmental networks in partnership with Visual.

  • 09/11/2022 7pm: Together We Gro Wexford Environmental Network, WEN is bringing this film to the big screen and hosting a conversation afterward with our own Susanna, ENViTE edible networks villages and towns & Carlow’s Dee from GreensideUp who will share her work with community gardens.

  • 07/12/2022 7pm: The Story of Stuff and The Story of Plastic Being brought to the big screen by County Carlow Environmental Network.

  • 11/01/2023 7pm: Fashionscapes and Labour Behind the Labels Being brought to the big screen by Kildare Environmental Network.

  • 01/02/2023 7pm: (Screening to be confirmed) and closing conversation: Regeneration: How do we move forward? Bring brought by the triad of environmental networks in partnership with Visual.

Book your free tickets on the VISUAL Carlow website.

The aim of this series for WEN is to create space for the following

  • watching a film of interest on the big screen

  • general discussion about the film after watching it

  • listening to knowledgeable speakers and environmental network volunteers on the film topics with relevance to Ireland and our counties

  • a fundraising raffle with lovely prizes

  • enjoy a drink or refreshment from the bar

  • meeting new people interested in similar topics from all sorts of different backgrounds

  • meet and connect with familiar faces & build relationships

  • a sharing of information and knowledge

  • hearing about up-and-coming events

  • supporting us to get into further action

  • taking that information back to our own communities & workplaces

Our involvement and aims are to create cultural space using film as a vehicle for ourselves, for you and me to lean into changes we need to make.

This is becoming a real central meeting place and melting pot. We are looking forward to seeing you at one or all of the films, there is carpooling from Gorey.

Check in the slack channel #wen_film_festival & if you are not in our slack channel just email us and ask for an invite to join.


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