• 2019
  • Australia
  • 1h 32min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Damon Gameau

A documentary on scientific discoveries that can help to save mankind: the titular year is when director Gameau’s daughter will turn 25. Some of the discoveries are eye-opening and Gameau is a charming host. His is a positive voice that deserves to be heard.

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Ashburton Arts Centre, Newton Abbot (0.0 miles)

West Street, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 7DT
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Wed 27 Oct

£0–£5.50 To be confirmed

2040 - film screening.Award-winning director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on a journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream.Structured as a visual letter to his 4-year-old daughter, Damon blends traditional documentary with dramatised sequences and high-end visual effects to create a vision board of how these solutions could regenerate the world for future generations.This screening is a fundraiser organised by Cllr Dr Carol Stow, the Mayor of Hebden Royd Town Council, in support of CROWS - Community Rights of Way Service (http://crows-coop.co.uk/) and all profits will go to help CROWS continue their work improving and maintaining footways and bridleways across Calderdale.Doors open at 7.30pm and the film commences at 8.15pm. The film is 92 minutes long.

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11 Nov 20193 stars

Damon Gameau directs and stars in this hopeful documentary about creating a brighter future

No, this is not a prequel to Wong Kar-wai's 2046. Rather, with 2040, Australian actor-turned-director Damon Gameau delivers a hopeful documentary about a subject that has grown increasingly worrying these past few years: the health of the planet. The…

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