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july, 2019

12julExtra-Terrestrial Ecologies...Film

Event Details

Documentary + Short
2018/Austria/43min
Directed by Ralo Mayer

A fascination with extra-terrestrial ecologies – the plant life and natural environments that are glimpsed in films like The Martian, ET and Silent Running – inspired filmmaker Ralo Mayer to explore the relationship between ecology, science and science fiction.

What emerges in this fascinating essay film is a story that shifts through alien worlds and our own relationship to the environmental potentials of the future. From science fiction movies to ground breaking experiments such as Biosphere 2, the film explores the nature of the other worlds, and our own terrestrial ecology in future and alien worlds.

Extra-Terrestrial Ecologies asks us to consider what the potential ecologies of alien worlds tell us about the future, about space travel, and our own terrestrial ecologies.

Extra-Terrestrial Ecologies is a considered and engaging film that makes unexpected connections and draws unexpected answers as it shifts between ecology, speculation, science fiction, and space exploration. An endlessly fascinating work.

Fri July 12th
Luna Leederville
8pm

Tickets on sale May 30th

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Luna Leederville

155 Oxford St

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