On September 28th, 5 was proud to organise a free pre-screening of “Diet” at Amsterdam’s Eye Film Museum. This is the first in a new documentary series by The Positive Alternative, highlighting resilient stories of those at the forefront of climate change.
In this episode, we meet Dr. Anika Molesworth, a sheep farmer in the Australian outback trying to keep her family farm going amid recurrent droughts and soaring temperatures. Despite her dramatic struggle, Anika is on a quest to raise awareness for positive solutions that secure our food systems for the future. Her story highlights that we all have a role to play.
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- 16:00 – 16:30: Welcome
- 16:30 – 16:45: Introduction to episode one, “Diet” by The Positive Alternative
- 16:45 – 17:45: Live Screening
- 17:45 – 18:30: Q&A with The Positive Alternative & Dr. Anika Molesworth
- 18:30 – 19:30: Drinks, food and mingling. Meet like-minded people who are passionate about co-creating a sustainable world, be inspired to take action and enjoy great conversations.
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Tim is the co-initiator, cinematographer and film director of The Positive Alternative documentary series.
He believes that there are three important pillars to create impactful film content: The Idea. Meaningful Purpose. Craft. By using his skills as an experienced film-maker, he has brought to life the very real impacts of climate change already being felt by those on the land, and the solutions we already have at our fingertips. Specialised in commercial films and (mini) docs, he has worked on award-winning projects including ING’s The Next Rembrandt (double Cannes Lions Grand Prix winner), Opel Pay With Views (Cannes Lions PR Gold and Silver) and the School for Justice (D&AD Impact – Black and Wood Pencil).
Sanne – Eefje Suzanne – Kragten
Sanne is co-initiator, producer and writer of The Positive Alternative documentary series.
She decided to leave her job in Sydney to fully dedicate her time and energy to the series. With the series, she wants to provide a positive alternative to the status quo, which is currently driving us towards catastrophic climate change. At the same time, she aims to empower people across the world with simple, tangible and constructive ideas to make tomorrow better. Prior to The Positive Alternative, she worked as an account director at advertising agencies in Amsterdam and Sydney and has led global campaigns, working across a variety of brands both globally and regionally, such as Heineken, Adidas and Twitter. She is passionate about purposeful and creative business solutions which step outside of the traditional advertising approach and try to deliver something which benefits consumers and the world versus simply extracting value from consumers.
Sam is the Head of Strategy at WaterBear. WaterBear is the first network of its kind: a free interactive video and digital platform dedicated to supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Sam’s day-to-day is centered on driving the overall WaterBear strategy and business development with the management team, with a particular focus on building out the brand partner network of the platform. Sam also manages operations and fundraising for the Resilient Foundation, which works in close partnership with WaterBear raising funds for high impact, educational storytelling. Prior to WaterBear, Sam was GM at The European Nature Trust, where he developed the organisation through a new strategy focused on ecotourism, documentary, and events across the continent. Before that, Sam spent several years producing film and digital content for the award-winning ethical creative agency ‘Nice and Serious’ in London.