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Climate Change Theatre Action at Festival Albertine 2019
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books are pleased to announce that Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA) will offer four play readings, featuring teen actors, as part of Festival Albertine on November 8-10, 2019.
Curated by celebrated author and environmentalist Bill McKibben, the weekend-long festival focuses on climate chaos and the race to prevent civilization-scale collapse, and features prominent thinkers, politicians, activists, artists, and authors from across the U.S., France, and the francophone world, such as Mustafa Santiago Ali, Irina Brook, Romain Felli, Malcom Ferdinand, Cherri Foytlin, Lauren Groff, Perrine Hervé-Gruyer, Clément Guerra, Fabrice Hyber, Mark Z. Jacobson, Naomi Klein, Jade Lindgaard, Priscillia Ludosky, Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky, Bryan Parras, Raj Patel, Matthew Raiford, and Marie Toussaint.
The CCTA readings take place prior to the discussions on November 9 and 10.
Saturday, November 9 at 4:30pm
Panel: “Local Government and Policy Making”
Play: BARE SPACES by Angella Emurwon.
Saturday, November 9 at 7pm
Panel: “What We Eat—and How We Grow It—May Need to Change”
Play: OH HOW WE LOVED OUR TUNA by Amahl Khouri
Sunday, November 10 at 2pm
Panel: “Environmental Justice”
Play: BLOOD ON THE LEAVES by Madeline Sayet
Sunday, November 10 at 4:30pm
Panel: “How Do We Get People to Care”
Play: INTERVIEW WITH A POLAR BEAR by Lenora Champagne
All events will be streamed live at livestream.com/frenchembassy.