Gimme Shelter

The world’s first film festival dedicated to climate-linked migration

Thursday 16 – Sunday 19 March 2017
Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle

16 – 19 March 2017, Newcastle UK

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Gimme Shelter

The world’s first film festival exploring the connections between climate change and migration

15 events

4 days of films, workshops and exhibitions exploring climate change and migration

Newcastle, UK

Happening at Tyneside Cinema between the 14th and 19th of March

Thursday 16th March

EXHBITION: distant neighbours

Through Distant Neighbours Lucy Wood ultimately wants to create a visual global book spanning decades, which will amount to an archive and testimony to human movement available to future generations, at the centre of this work is people’s story telling. Exhibition...

ARTIST Q&A: Lucy wood, Distant Neighbours 🗓 🗺

Through Distant Neighbours Lucy Wood ultimately wants to create a visual global book spanning decades, which will amount to an archive and testimony to human movement available to future generations, at the centre of this work is people’s story telling....

Friday 17th March

Saturday 18th March

SCREENING: Beasts of the Southern Wild 🗓 🗺

Beasts of the Southern Wild Rating: 12a 1 h 33mShowing: March 19, 12:30 Showing: March 19, 2017 12:30 Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle Beasts of the Southern Wild is show is part of the world's first film festival dedicated to climate linked migrationIt would be too simple...

SCREENING: This Changes Everything 🗓 🗺

Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller, this documentary attempts to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. This event as part of the world's first film festival dedicated to climate linked migration Inspired by Naomi...

WORKSHOP: Understanding climate change and migration 🗓 🗺

This event as part of the world's first film festival dedicated to climate linked migration Climate change will re-shape patterns of migration and displacement across the world. Altered patterns of extreme weather and disasters will force people from...

TALK: climate change and Syria 🗓 🗺

This event as part of the world's first film festival dedicated to climate linked migration In 2015 the media exploded with coverage linking climate change to the crisis in Syria. This lecture looks behind those headlines to explore the complex links...

Sunday 19th March

SCREENING: Mediterranea (2015) (107m) 🗓 🗺

Two men make the dangerous journey from Africa to Italy for a better life, but then face hostility and violence in this shocking look at the life-and-death struggle of refugees. This event as part of the world's first film festival dedicated to climate linked...

Festival special guest: film makers, artists and experts

Lucy Wood – artist

Professor Tahseen Jafry – Glasgow Calidonian University

Geroge Curian – Film maker

Kooj Chuhan – Film maker and artist

Dr Susan Crate – Anthrologist, Geroge Mason University

Sean McAllister – Film maker

David Putman – Film maker

Kooj Chuhan – Film maker and artist

Festival organizers and partners

Images on this page. Top banner: Beasts of the Southern Wild. 2012 – Fox Searchlight
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