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UP IN SMOKE, Roadshow Tour of GERMANY

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Cinema for Peace Foundation was proud to support the

Up In Smoke Roadshow Tour in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and OXFAM DEUTSCHLAND e.V.

The UP IN SMOKE ROADSHOW was a national German tour of FREE SCREENINGS of the award winning enviornmental documentary and International Green Film Award nominee Up In Smoke. The Roadshow tour covered seven major cities in Germany with eight different screenings during the month of May 2012.

The tour started with Dresden on May 2nd and went to Nurenburg, Munich, Cologne, Munster, Hamburg ending in Berlin on May 13th.

“Driven by the superb efforts of the Cinema for Peace Foundation, UP IN SMOKE is set to go on the road in Germany, on tour in 8 major cities throughout the country.” -Adam Wakeling, Director Up In Smoke

For more information and news about the film and tour, please visit the official website of UP IN SMOKE.

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"Up In Smoke"

Up In Smoke, is a film about an agricultural technique that could save more carbon emissions annually than all global aviation combined. It is a film about one of the biggest contributors to tropical deforestation and global warming: slash and burn agriculture. It sits at the crossroads of two of the greatest threats to global stability: accelerating climate change and diminishing food security. The film follows British scientist Mike Hands, who has laboured for 25 years to perfect a sustainable farming technique to replace slash and burn farming in equatorial rainforests. And he’s found it. Mike Hands has the solution, but is the world ready to listen?

Adam Wakeling, the film’s director, was on tour with the film and hosting a Q&A session after every screening. In addition, guest speakers attended some of the sessions.

Project Developments

In April 2012, following two excellent screenings of UP IN SMOKE at the Millennium International Film Festival, the UNDP decided to award the prize to the film for it’s emotive portrayal of a solution to one of the least understood social and environmental blights of our time. Mike Hands was also in attendance and was rightfully and wildly applauded when he climbed onstage.

The film Up In Smoke continues to win awards and gain influence around the world.

Up In Smoke