ENCOUNTERS 2024: WILD COAST WARRIORS

Wed. Jun 26, 2024 at 8:30pm SAST
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Every year since our founding in 2010, The Bioscope has proudly hosted screenings of The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival. Now over 25 years old as a festival, Encounters returns to The Bioscope once again with screenings from 21 June - 30 July. Tickets are R80. For more information on the festival as a whole, please visit encounters.co.za


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WILD COAST WARRIORS


Nick Chevallier & Leigh Wood | South Africa | 2024 | 72 min


Wild Coast Warriors explores the fight against the establishment of oil exploration operations by the Shell corporation in the Wild Coast, in an effort to prevent the irreversible destruction of the environment and surrounding communities. Centred primarily around the seismic survey mapping of the coastline by Shell, the film follows the unfolding of the court case against Shell to prevent further exploration and oil rigging in the Wild Coast. Through a mix of interviews with prominent figures in the cause, as well as archives drawn from television and newspapers, the extent of the environmental, social, and economic implications are unearthed. Wild Coast Warriors goes beyond the surface of the case, exploring the interconnected rights of indigenous communities, customary law, and conservation in the face of foreign interests, corruption, and exploitation.


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The Bioscope at 44 Stanley. 44 Stanley Avenue, Braamfontein Werf
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2092
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