The Ghosts In Our Machine - Melbourne Premiere - Completed
at Cinema Nova
Friday, 11 July 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM + Add to calendar11/07/2014 18:3011/07/2014 21:00Australia/SydneyThe Ghosts In Our Machine - Melbourne PremiereThe Ghosts In Our Machine - Melbourne Premiere Friday, 11 July 2014 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (AUS Eastern Standard Time) Organiser Kristin 000000000 firstname.lastname@example.org Address Cinema Nova 380 Lygon Street Carlton VIC 3053 Australia 6pm arrival for a 6:30pm screening Event web page: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/17203/the_ghosts_in_our_machine__melbourne_premiere.aspxCinema Nova
380 Lygon Street
Carlton VIC 3053
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The Animal Justice Party proudly presents the Melbourne premiere and currently only Melbourne screening of the award-winning documentary THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE.
The AJP will host an exclusive screening of the critically acclaimed new documentaryTHE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE followed by a Skype Q&A with filmmaker Liz Marshall.
Date: Friday 11 July 2014
Time: 6pm arrival, 6:30pm screening
Location: Cinema Nova - 380 Lygon Street, Carlton Vic
THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE is a multi-award winning consciousness raising documentary that gently reveals one of the most haunting moral dilemmas of our modern world. While the provocative film BLACKFISH made waves for exposing the consequences of keeping orcas in captivity, GHOSTS illuminates the plight of many other animals rescued from and living within the machine of our modern world, from captive foxes to rescued dairy cows.
Award-winning filmmaker Liz Marshall directs this visually arresting documentary through the heart and lens of photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur. The film follows Jo-Anne over the course of a year as she documents several animal stories in parts of Canada, the U.S. and in Europe. Each story and photograph is a window into global animal industries: Food; Fashion; Entertainment and Biomedical Research.
Currently the only chance to see this exquisitely shot film on the big screen. Hosted by the Animal Justice Party http://www.animaljusticeparty.org/
Acclaim for THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE:
Awards include: Top Ten Audience Favourite Award, Hot Docs Film Festival; Best Nature/Environment Golden Sheaf Award, Yorkton Film Festival; Compassion for Animals Award to Liz Marshall & Jo-Anne McArthur, Toronto Vegetarian Association; Special Jury Prize – International Competition, DMZ Docs; Best Canadian Feature, Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival; Green Screen Award, 2nd place, Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival; Top Twenty Audience Favourite Award, IDFA.
I can’t imagine anyone not feeling moved
– David DeWitt, New York Times
Haunting beauty…Ghosts is urging us to rethink
our relationship with the animal population — what they owe us, what we owe
– Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times
A film whose sense of urgency and purpose is
– Ernest Hardy, Village Voice
This is a masterful film. It should be
essential viewing for everyone.
– James Cromwell, Actor
Powerful…disturbing…beautifully shot. A superb
example of committed filmmaking.
– Susan G. Cole, NOW Magazine
About the filmmaker:
Liz Marshall is a multi-award winning auteur filmmaker (Director, Writer, Producer) and a cross-platform creator who fuses character-driven cinematic storytelling with social and environmental justice issues. Since the 90s she has created a body of eleven (11) documentaries shot all over the world that focus on a range of subjects including: animal rights; the right to water movement; HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa; sweatshop labour; corporate-globalization; gender; censorship affecting writers and journalists and war-affected children. Liz is well versed in the art of conceptual point-of-view storytelling as a means of exploring complex issues.
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