Home Flyer PrintManchester Film Co-op are pleased to invite you to a screening of Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s film ‘HOME’.

This documentary film, narrated by Glenn Close, is almost entirely composed of aerial shots of various places on Earth. It shows the diversity of life on Earth and how humanity is threatening the ecological balance of the planet.  This visually stunning footage has now been seen by over 6 million people worldwide.

The film will be screened in Manchester Museum’s Living World Gallery, which also inspires us to think about humanity’s actions and the fine balance needed for all living things to share this world.

Book your free seat(s) by emailing museum@manchester.ac.uk or ringing 0161 275 2648 – donations for Manchester Film Co-Op will be gratefully accepted at the door.

Further info is available on the University of Manchester website here.

The-Light-Bulb-Conspiracy-WebManchester Film Co-op would like to invite you to a screening of Cosmia Dannoritzer’s film ‘The Light Bulb Conspiracy” and post screening discussion. This is the story of companies who engineered their products to fail. As the Christmas season approaches and we spend spend spend, take an evening off to contemplate planned obsolescence.

Once upon a time….. products were made to last. Then, at the beginning of the 1920s, a group of businessmen were struck by the following insight: ‘A product that refuses to wear out is a tragedy of business’ (1928). Thus Planned Obsolescence was born. Shortly after, the first worldwide cartel was set up expressly to reduce the life span of the incandescent light bulb, a symbol for innovation and bright new ideas, and the first official victim of Planned Obsolescence.

Doors: 18:30 (Film begins 19:00 sharp).

Entry: Solidarity (optional) £7, Regular £5, Student/low wage £3, Unwaged: donation.

Venue: Yard Theatre, 41 Old Birley Street, Hulme, Manchester. M15 5RF.