This Changes Everything

Film Screening and Panel Discussion

The UTS Law Brennan Justice and Leadership Program invites you to join students and alumni to a film screening and panel discussion of This Changes Everything on Tuesday 20 September 2016. Based on the book by Naomi Klein and filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.

Directed by Avi Lewis, the film presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar Sands, from the coast of South India to Beijing and beyond.

Interwoven with these stories of struggle is Klein’s narration, connecting the carbon in the air with the economic system that put it there. Throughout the film, Klein builds to her most controversial and exciting idea: that we can seize the existential crisis of climate change to transform our failed economic system into something radically better.


The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A presented by:

  • Professor David Booth is Professor of Marine Ecology at UTS, and President of the Australian Coral Reef Society. He is a strong advocate of sustainable fisheries and marine parks.
  • Seb Crawford is the UTS Sustainability Coordinator, with over 15 years' experience working in the sustainability arena. Before UTS, Seb worked in local government managing the Newtown Green Living Centre and established a sustainable procurement program for NSW councils.
  • Professor Natalie Stoianoff is Director of the Intellectual Property Program at the UTS Faculty of Law. Natalie's interdisciplinary research is concerned with new technologies including the legal, ethical and commercial aspects of biotechnology with research interests ranging from the Patenting of Living Organisms, Software and Business Methods, Protecting Traditional/Indigenous Knowledge and Culture and Technology Transfer to Environmental Taxation.

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