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17 September 2014
Unearthed Film Screening at UWC

Unearthed: Award-Winning Film Screening at UWC

The UWC Environmental Sustainability Studies Programme, and the Departments of Political Studies and Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, invite you to a film screening of the award-winning film Unearthed, providing "a rare glimpse into the murky waters of the fracking industry".

Unearthed is an independent South African feature documentary investigating fracking in the United States - the technology’s place of origin - in order to understand what this new method of gas extraction could mean for the semi-arid Karoo and other countries that are considering its implementation. The film formed part of the official 2014 selection at the prestigious Sheffield International Documentary Festival in the UK. Unearthed was awarded the Green Award and applauded as one with critical, international relevance, and praised for its ability to inspire action across the  world. The film received the Best South African Film award as voted by the audience at the Encounters International Film Festival.

Unearthed Film Screening

Date: Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - Time: 17h15 to 19h30

Venue: Life Science Auditorium, Life Science Building

For More Information: check the notice below, or  consult

The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with the director, Jolynn Minnaar.

You can watch the trailer here. 

To find out more about the film, click here or here.