THE GIANTS explores the intertwined fates of trees and humans in this captivating portrait of environmental folk hero and gay icon Bob Brown who took green politics to the centre of power.
From a seedling to forest elder THE GIANTS interweaves Bob’s extraordinary story with the lives of the ancient trees he is fighting for. The hidden life of the forest is brought to the screen with stunning cinematography, immersive animated forest landscapes, and fascinating insights by leading ecologists including David Suzuki and Merlin Sheldrake.
Drawing on Bob’s lifetime of activism, from the Franklin River to the Tarkine, THE GIANTS is a rollercoaster tale that will leave you hopeful and inspired to make a difference.
6.00 pm – Venue doors and bar open
6.40 pm – Theatre doors open
7.00 pm – Film commences
9.15 pm – Film ends