Back for 2013: UK Green Film Festival

Coming soon: the UK Green Film Festival spreads to more cinemas.

The UK Green Film Festival is the only multi-location film festival in the UK focusing on films with an environmental twist.

The festival began in 2011 in five independent cinemas in cities across the UK. In 2012 the festival took place in 12 cities. And in 2013 it's reaching even further into 16 cities and 18 cinemas, showcasing the best green films to inspire, educate, and entertain.

For the first time the festival is running for a full week, from 1 - 8 June 2013, at:

  • Cardiff - Chapter
  • Brighton - Duke of York
  • Nottingham - Broadway
  • Ormskirk - Edge Hill
  • Dumfries - Robert Burne
  • Leeds - Hyde Park Picturehouse
  • Southshields - The Custom House
  • Inverness - Eden Court
  • Leicester - Phoenix cinema
  • Newcastle - Tyneside Picturehouse
  • London - Greenwich Picturehouse
  • London - Clapham Picturehouse
  • London - Hackney Picturehouse
  • Glasgow - Glasgow Film
  • Cambridge - Cambridge Art Picturehouse
  • Birmingham - MAC Arts Centre
  • Bristol - Watershed
  • Stratford-Upon-Avon - Stratford-Upon-Avon cinema

Friends of the Earth is supporting the festival again in 2013. Look out for updates and activities featuring Friends of the Earth local groups in the coming weeks.

What's on?

We're excited to confirm our line up of seven films, including five documentaries and two stunning blends of drama and non-fiction.

1) More Than Honey - UK premiere on the world's bee crisis
2) Trashed - documentary about what happens to our waste
3) Solar Taxi - UK premiere featuring a taxi powered by the sun
4) Valley of Saints - a combination of documentary and fiction 
5) Future My Love - a poignant love story which explores the notion of sustainable cities
6) Big Boys Gone Bananas - documentary about a filmaker's campaign against a large corporation
7) Peak - exploring the relationship between nature and technology

Follow @UKgreenfilms and @wwwfoecouk for regular updates. Check outthe festival website for further details.