Sustainable Nation, the new hour-long documentary from Imagination Productions, follows three individuals who are doing their part to bring sustainable water solutions to an increasingly thirsty planet.
Using solutions developed in water-poor Israel, they are working to change the status quo of a world where one in ten people lacks access to safe drinking water.
From the creators of Netflix-featured Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front, and PBS-featured Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Diffe...
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Start Sales Date
6 May 2021, 12pm
17 May 2021, 12am
17 May 2021, 10am
Approximately 1 hour 45 minutes, inclusive of panel discussion
Rating / Age Limit
- Rating: Parental Guidance [PG]
- Suitable for all, but parents should guide their young.
- Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance
Photography / Video Recording Rules
- No photography, video recording and audio recording is allowed for this event.
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The work of this visionary trio highlights the nexus between food, energy, and water and underscores how solving these enormous challenges can help liberate women specifically, and the world at large, from life-threatening poverty, illness, and lack of opportunity.
Originally from Haifa, Cohen earned a master’s degree in Material Science from the Technion. Following a successful stint with a high-tech startup, he bought a farm and moved his family to the town of Tzippori, in the Galilee. Working rst as an organic farmer, he then founded Ayala Water and Ecology, a company that seeks to revolutionize wastewater treatment through holistic solutions.
Raised on a kibbutz in Israel’s Jordan Valley, Guy served seven years as a ghter pilot in the Israeli air force. After getting his PhD in Soil Physics from Hebrew University, he became the Chief Agronomist at Phytec, a hi-tech company with a platform that helps farmers save water while increasing yield. He lives on kibbutz Kfar Ruppin with his wife Tammy and their four children.
Born and educated in South Africa, Lipchin moved to Israel in his 20s. After completing his PhD at the University of Michigan, he returned to Israel and joined the faculty of the Arava Institute, where he directs the Center for Transboundary Water Management. He oversees research projects, workshops and conferences that address water and environmental problems facing Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority.
Raised on the family farm in Bakers eld, California, Palla left to pursue a career in music. A decade later he returned and implemented a number of innovative measures to grapple with growing water scarcity in the Central Valley. He became an early adopter of Phytec technology and has become a leader of sustainable agriculture in the area.
Born in Israel and raised in France, Ya’ari earned her master’s in Energy Management and Policy from Columbia University. Upon moving back to Israel, she founded Innovation Africa, a nonpro t dedicated to bringing solar technology and clean water to African villages. She divides her time between Africa, the US and Israel, which is home to her husband David and their three children.
MICAH SMITH, DIRECTOR/EDITOR/WRITER
Micah Smith is an award-winning narrative and documentary filmmaker whose films have been featured on Netflix, and have been screened at international lm festivals, the UN, British Parliament and US Congress.
CANA Film Festival promises to engage film enthusiasts in a visual extravaganza with themes that inspire discourse on the state of humanity and shed light on social issues through the power of storytelling.
Films that will be screened look to espouse the universality of Catholic Social Teachings through depictions of good versus evil, friendship, hope and disappointments, life, love and loss in the selection of films to be screened. The festival encourages all to participate in conversations and reflections on the principles of Catholic Social Teachings.
Examples of these Catholic Social Teachings (CSTs) include Dignity of the Human Person, Dignity of Work, Promotion of Peace etc. The screenings are paired with panel discussions with experts relevant to the social theme highlighted in the films in an effort to inspire audiences to live a more purposeful and authentic life.
More info about CSTs can be found here: https://canafilmfestival.com/catholic-social-teachings/
Online Stream: S$10