No Impact Man
We are honored to have Masami Tanaka(Economic Officer for Environment, Science, Technology and Health) and Anne Wan(Consular Officer) from the US consulate in Hong Kong to share with us about the theme and social, cultural significance of the film during the discussion session.
Official selection of Los Angeles Film Festival(2009), Sundance Film Festival(2009), Silverdocs Film Festival(2009).
Runtime of the movie: 93 minutes
Date: 23th April 2010 (Friday)
Time: 7:00p.m. – 8:40 p.m.
Both PIFS members and non-PIFS members are WELCOME!!!
Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact.Colin Beavan decides to completely eliminate his personal impact on the environment for the next year. It means eating vegetarian, buying only local food, and turning off the refrigerator. It also means no elevators, no television, no cars, busses, or airplanes, no toxic cleaning products, no electricity, no material consumption, and no garbage.
Whoever interested can refer to the website: http://www.noimpactdoc.com/index_m.php
Seat reservation will start outside the venue 15 minutes before the screening. Seats will be available on a first-come-first-served basis (for PolyU students and staff). There will be a post-screening session (in English) where light refreshments will be served.
PolyU International Film Society