Ethical Film Festival


Our newly-launched Ethical Film Festival celebrates the power film has to change the world. Screening virtually via the planetSHINE cinema in October 2021, and as part of our COP26 event in Glasgow, the festival will showcase the best in emerging and established filmmaking talent.

Entries our now closed and we will be sharing our official selection in the coming days. The winner will be announced on Thursday 28th October at our COPtimism event held in Glasgow and virtually.

All selections can be viewed at the Planet Shine Cinema launching 27th October and you can get your free ticket here

The Shortlist

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted films for the Ethical Film Festival. All films will be screened in our Planet Shine Cinema launching October 27th. You can get your free ticket to watch them all on the link below.

Choices, directed by Mat Larkin
Contrasts, directed by Vanessa Prigollini
The Pigeon Lady, directed by Giulia Brazzale
Climate Emergency: Feedback Loops, directed by Susan Gray
Wild Winds: Spirit of the Bison, directed by Sawyer Pasma
Ghost Ponds, directed by Amanda Sosnowski
My Journey Across the Ocean, directed by Madeleine Kelly Toomey
The New Urban Jungle, directed by Lauren Cook
Painting by Numbers, directed by Radheya Jegatheva
The Orange Life of the Algarve, directed by Sebastiaan Opschoor

Thank you to everyone who submitted a film to the Ethical Film Festival.

Winner to be announced soon.

UK Premieres

Planet Shine Cinema, will be showing an array of films virtually and physically across our two day event, including the UK Premiere of Meat the Future and a special screening of To Which We Belong.

In addition, our face to face audience will be invited to watch Joanna Lumley and the Human Swan and Orkney – Britain’s Green Islands before they are shown on ITV. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to catch them as follows:

Joanna Lumley and the Human Swan, ITV, 9pm, Monday 1st November.

Orkney – Britain’s Green Islands With Julia Bradbury and Alex Beresford, ITV, 8.30pm, Tuesday 2nd November

Find out more information here

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