The 6th Borneo Eco Film Festival 2016
Fringe Screenings + Special Film Presentation
October 3 – 9, 2016
Enjoy the Publika Fringe Screenings during which selected films will be showing at partner venues: The Wound and The Gift on the 3rd of October at Sharikat Biru Biru, Acid Ocean on the 4th of October at Meet+Wine Bistro and Umi Yama Aida on the 5th of October at PACOS Trust.
On the 9th of October at Suria Sabah, the afternoon kicks off with a local compilation, Big Stories Small Town, Bongkud-Namaus, Ranau by Sabahan film maker, Nadira Ilana. KK residents will enjoy The Heart of Gaya Street which follows at 3:00pm.
SEE 2016 FULL LIST OF FILMS FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Mon, 3rd Oct 2016 | 7:30pm | Sharikat Biru-Biru, Lorong Dewan (Australian Place)
The Wound and The Gift explores the major transformation in our relationship with animals through the growing “Rescue” movement. All over the world, people are saving the lives of animals that were bred for profit, abused, or sold on the black market. Millions of us are adopting dogs and cats from shelters, rather than buying pets from breeders and pet stores. Many people devote their lives to providing sanctuaries and shelters for rescued animals....
Tue, 4th Oct 2016 | 7:00pm | Meet & Wine, Peak Vista
Marine scientists across the world are hunting for clues to one of the biggest environmental challenges facing our planet today – ocean acidification. For years we’ve known the ocean absorbs about a quarter of the carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere – but as carbon emissions continue to rise, the seawater chemistry is changing...
Wed, 5th Oct 2016 | 7:00pm | PACOS Trust Centre, Penampang
Inspired by the sacred ceremony of Shikinen Sengu at Ise Jingu, prestigious Japanese photographer Masaaki Miyazawa's debut film is a meditation on our connection with nature. Travelling through deep mountains, sacred forests, and to beautiful coasts to talk with an oyster fisherman, a scientist, a master of carpenter, an architect, a filmmaker and others, Miyazawa unveils a thousand-year-old method of coexistence with nature and reflects on the importance of living sustainably in modern society.
Sun, 9th Oct 2016 | 1:30pm | 5th Floor, Event Hall, Suria Sabah
Big Stories is an internationally acclaimed community storytelling project from Australia, collaborating with local filmmakers across the Asia-Pacific to tell heartwarming stories with local people living in small towns. From outback Australia to rural Cambodia, stories focus on people caring for and creating their community.
Sun, 9th Oct 2016 | 3:00pm | 5th Floor, Event Hall, Suria Sabah
Heart of Gaya Street is a vivid collection of tales about a few personalities who have lived almost their entire lives on Gaya Street. We see through their eyes the tide of changes that has taken place over almost a century and how these have affected them...