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film: beyond the red lines – system change not climate change

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.
Trailer, photos, free streaming, HD download and more on the official
website:  http://beyondtheredlines.org

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 organizations 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
November.

Beyond the red lines is a good information and mobilization tool. With
your help we can reach out to a broad public:

* spread this announcement to your contacts

* organize 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
your event.

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 favourite 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
expenses.

Questions and feedback:  info@beyondtheredlines.org

Have fun watching and thanks for your support!


In solidarity

the cine rebelde team
 http://beyondtheredlines.org
 http://cinerebelde.org


Synopsis:

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 initiatives (Alternatiba).

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 countries .

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.

homepage: homepage: http://beyondtheredlines.org