Screening of "Nowhere to run" at the Alliance française of Port-Harcourt
On Monday, April 25, 2016 the screening of a film/documentary titled: NOWHERE TO RUN: A film based on Nigeria’s climate and environmental crisis was held in conjunction with the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Foundation at Alliance Française Port Harcourt.
This was followed by a discussion session geared towards bringing concrete solutions to Nigeria and particularly in Rivers State and its capital Port Harcourt on the multiple problems arising from climatic changes observed in recent years in the region.
This comes after the COP21 that was held in Paris in December 2015 and the eventual signing of the agreement that was emanated therefrom on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the UN Headquarters in New York, United States of America, Alliance Francaise Port Harcourt wished to participate in this so big debate on climate change.
Besides, the French Embassy will soon finance the French subtitled version of the Nigerian documentary to open the doors of countries and festivals of French-speaking movies.
The authorities, institutions and local associations responded very favorably to our invitations; five Ministries from the State were ably represented and they include: Environment, Agriculture, Culture and Tourism, Information and Communication and also the Ministry of Youth Development.
An audience of Between 130 and 150 people that attended the event were fascinated for more than two hours by the debate which also received media coverage by the print and broadcast media and a local newspaper.