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'How To Change The World' DVD give-away

Jan 13

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13/01/2016 10:48  RssIcon

Discover the humble origins of the international organisation, Greenpeace

 


To celebrate the release of a feature documentary about the founders of Greenpeace, we are giving away 3 exclusive copies of the DVD. One lucky reader will also win a film poster which is signed by director Jerry Rothwell and producer Al Morrow.  


Film synopsis

Today, Greenpeace is a universally recognised, environmental campaigning organisation. However, it took a young group of idealistic activists back in the 70s, on a eco-mission, to spark the start of the modern eco-movement. 

Outraged by Nixon's atomic bomb tests in Alaska, they set off on a tiny fishing boat in Vancouver, to attempt to stop the tests. Little did they know that this effort, would be the first collective environmental action from a group of campaigners, which would later be known as Greenpeace. 

The archive footage reveals an untold story of Robert Hunter and his brave young friends who would push environmental issues into the spotlight. 

 

 

Talking about the film, director Jerry Rothwell said:

“This small group of individuals set out to change our awareness of the environment, and it’s astonishing what they achieved in a very short space of time.  They were smart about how to use media and their actions were very courageous. The film explores what it felt like to be part of that group, what it takes for any of us to make the bold leap of trying to effect change.”

 



Competition details

This competition will be exclusive to twitter followers. For a chance to win a DVD please follow EC_Magazine and retweet our competition post. We will select 3 winners from random and will announce the winners on twitter. 

To be in with a chance of winning the signed poster, we are asking twitter followers to tell us how they would sum up the campaign work of Greenpeace in three words.

 

Closing date is 15/01/2016. 5pm.

 
 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

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