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Announcement :: Environment
released : Beyond the red lines – system change not climate change (film)
by cine rebelde
Email: info (nospam) beyondtheredlines.org
21 Nov 2016
From the lignite mines in the Rhineland to the port of Amsterdam or the
streets of Paris during the World Climate Summit, the struggles for
climate justice are fought at more and more fronts. Beyond the red lines is the story of a growing movement that says „Enough! Here and no further!” and commits civil disobedience taking the transition towards a climate just society into its own hands.
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beyond the red lines
The new film "beyond the red lines – system change not climate change" about the climate justice movement is now available at
Trailer, photos, free stream, HD download and more on the official
a cine rebelde film, 90 min, multilingual with English subtitles (de,
en, fr, es)
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Help us spreading and promoting the film!
Films don‘t change the world, but social movements do. Films about
social movements have enormous potential,
This film is also your film. We would love to see beyond the red lines
reaching out to and inspiring as many people as possible. We encourage
people and organisations to spread and promote this film.
The film is available as a free stream and can be purchased as a
HD-download for a self assessed price at http://beyondtheredlines.org
and http://cinerebelde.org. The DVD will be available by the end of
Beyond the red lines is a good information and mobilisation tool. With
your help we can reach out to a broad public:
* spread this announcement to your contacts
* organise film screenings: as a group or individual. Public events,
screenings in a political context or in your living room are all
welcome. Please inform us about your screening so we can publish dates
and locations on our website. You can also order A2 posters to promote
We generally expect groups to purchase a download or a DVD for the
solidarity price of 25 €. For screenings in good quality we recommend
the 10 GB download in high resolution. Blu-ray is available on demand.
Non-commercial screening rights are included in our DVD and download
prices. We encourage groups with more resources to donate a bit more
money. Smaller events by groups with fewer or no resources at all should
be possible too. Contact us.
A screening guide will be available soon (only in German so far).
* help us with film reviews in mainstream and alternative media.
* facilitate contacts to (potentially) interested journalists
* ask your favorite local cinema if they are interested in screening the
film. Put us in touch.
* donations welcome. We still haven’t paid for all the film production
Questions and feedback: info (at) beyondtheredlines.org
Have fun watching and thanks for your support!
the cine rebelde team
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The year 2015 was marked by human induced climate change increasingly
spiraling out of control – and the struggle for climate justice taking
place at ever more fronts. In Paris a global climate agreement was
adopted. But was it really about saving the planet? While negotiations
and greenhouse gas emissions are in full swing, there are worlds between
what would be needed to avert runaway climate chaos and the measures
actually being taken.
This film portrays three initiatives before and during the World Climate
Summit. It shows 1,300 people entering a lignite open cast mine and
putting their bodies in the way of giant coal excavators in order to
paralyze Europe’s largest source of CO2 for one day (Ende Gelände). We
hear the voices of people that block the import of fossil fuels at the
harbour of Amsterdam (Climate camp „ground control“ & „Climate Games“).
We meet people on a 5,000 km bicycle ride to Paris, providing on their
way a common voice for a climate just world to countless local
The film also documents how tens of thousands take the streets of Paris
during the World Climate Summit despite the proclaimed state of
emergency. Meanwhile the largest climate change mobilization recorded in
recent history unites more than 785,000 people in 2,200 events in 175
In the midst of giant machines, raised voices and apocalyptic
landscapes, the logic of a system based on endless growth and its
“green” crisis management is questioned.
Beyond the red lines is the story of a growing movement that says
„Enough! Here and no further!” and commits civil disobedience taking the
transition towards a climate just society into its own hands.
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