Monash University Masters journalism graduate, Kim Nguyen, will celebrate the premiere of his film, Trees Falling in the Forest, on Wednesday, July 30.
Follow the story of six activists as they try to grab the public’s attention, hoping to convince the Australian Government to protect the environment and fight climate change.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on media and the environment, featuring top journalists and activists.
They include Monash University’s Head of Journalism, Associate Professor Phil Chubb and Ellen Sandell, former Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC) campaigner and Greens candidate for the state seat of Melbourne.
The screening will be held on Wednesday, July 30 at the Union House Theatre, University of Melbourne, and is free.
Monash staff, students and the public are welcome to attend.
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