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amazonTo mark the end of the International Year of Forests - CINE-ONU invites you to the final screening of 2011

"Children of The Amazon"

Wednesday, 14 December - 6:30pm
Goethe Institute Brussels.


A stunning documentary by Denise Zmekhol on the environmental and emotional decimation exacted upon the Surui and Negarote tribes of the Amazon rainforest as a result of logging and highway development.

”…a moving and powerful film…in the most sympathetic way possible, highlights the human side of rainforest destruction, which is all too easily forgotten as we confront the challenges of global climate change.” – HRH Prince Charles.

The film will be followed by a Q&A with:

Denise Zmekhol (Director) who will travel from Brazil for the screening
Chris Vanden Bilcke (Head of UNEP Liaison Office to the EU)

The film is in English and has a runtime of 72 mins.

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Please note that we have a limited number of places therefore it is important to register by sending an email to: [email protected], with the subject field ‘Children of The Amazon’ and your full name and full name of guest (if applicable) - Maximum tickets per person: 2

* WHERE: Goethe Institute Brussels, Rue Belliardstraat 58, 1040 Brussels

*WHEN: 14 December 2011- 6:30 PM

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