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Dear Green Place Film Night

Posted by hclinch Tuesday, 29 January 2008- 10:40 pm
Planting Trees and Facing Detention – Children’s Lives in Glasgow: a film night for the Dear Green Place, at 7pm on Wednesday, 6th February 2008, CCA cinema (CCA 4)
Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Admission free (but ticketed)

Three short films presenting experiences of children sharing the benefits of planting fruit trees and facing the harsh reality of detention

1) Planting A Tree directed by Jenny Brown, Margaret Macintosh and Ruth Glen, in 2007. Two pupils from Rosepark Learning Centre in Glasgow show other pupils how to plant a tree.

2) The Wee Apple – Carbon offset you can eat directed by The Children’s Garden,
Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 2007. The Wee Apple inspires Young People to eat, dream, think fruit and save the planet.

3) Unjust Treatment – Detention of children in Britain, directed by Peter Ross, Chiaroscuro, in 2007. A film about the detention of children in Britain and how it affects them and their families

Total running time: 18 minutes.

The films will be introduced by Martha Wardrop, with representatives from Save the Children and the Children’s Garden. There will be time for discussion regarding the children experiences of growing fruit trees and the affects of detention following the films.

Tickets will be available on the night of the screening, but if you wish to get one in advance please contact the CCA box office a week or so before the screening. All tickets are free.

CCA box office: 0141 352 4900

Martha Wardrop
Tel: 07854 817 665
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