Tide of Change
Tide of Change, 11 mins
Filmmaker Amie Batalibasi went back to visit family in the seaside village in Malaita, Solomon Islands, at a time when the village was affected by the extreme high tides due to climate change. TIDE OF CHANGE documents the stories of the people, interwoven with the events surrounding the loss of a loved one, as the sea rises around a community on the brink of inevitable change.
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2019 Climate Change and Science Fiction – 69th Berlinale International Film Festival, Helmholz Climate Initiative Regional Climate Change, Alfred Wegner Institute, Dekra University, Berlin, Germany. Event included a panel discussion and screening TIDE OF CHANGE documentary.
Commonwealth Stories on Screen: A Short Film Program, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, April 2018.
Festival Rochefort Pacifique, France, April, 2018.
MAHINA Arts Festival, Tonga, Nov 2016.
Red Hot Shorts, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Feb, 2013.
Festival of Pacific Arts, Film Program, Honiara, Solomon Islands, July, 2012
Flickerfest 21st International Film Festival, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Jan 15, 2012
FIFE Festival International du Film d’Environnement, Paris, France. Nov 2011.
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, Tokyo, Japan, June, 2011.
Reel Change Environmental Film Festival, New Zealand, May 2011.
Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth; May 2010
Dungog Film Festival, Dungog, NSW, Australia, May 2010
H20 Environmental Film Festival, Moscow, Russia, June 2010.
Planet in Focus International Environmental Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, October 2010.
One World Film Festival, Ottowa, Canada, November 2010.
Development & Climate (D&C) Days Film Festival, Cancun Mexico, December 5, 2010.
Best Local Entry at the Human Rights and Arts Film Festival – Reel Change Climate Change Program, Melbourne 2010.
Best Short Short Film Award at the Reel Earth Film Festival in New Zealand in 2011.