Limerick: the first Night of Ideas 2020

The Alliance Française Limerick presents La Nuit des Idées / The Night of Ideas in partnership with French Embassy in Ireland and the Institut Français.

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"Make our planet great again" at the very first Night of Ideas in Limerick featuring musical readings and the screening of French documentary "Tomorrow" (Demain), directed by Ciryl Dion and Mélanie Laurent, who travelled the world to investigate concrete solutions to environmental and social challenges. The screening will be followed by a debate on climate change issues.

Thursday 30 January, 6pm

@ No. 1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa, Drawing Room, Limerick
Tickets at the door: 6/5 euros for AFL Members.

Programme

6 pm - Musical Readings "Make our planet great again" (more details coming soon)

7 pm - Screening of "Tomorrow (Demain)", 2015 French documentary film directed by Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent. It is not just a film, it is the beginning of a movement seeking to encourage local communities around the world to change the way they live for the sake of our planet. So far, no other documentary has gone down such an optimistic road. You can find more details and the trailer on the Alliance française Limerick Facebook Page.

9 pm - Debate animated by Dr Loïc Guyon, Head of the Department of French Studies at Mary Immaculate College, Honorary Consul of France in Limerick and Dr John Morrissey, Lecturer in Geography at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick.
The debate will start with a presentation of the action of the French government for the protection of the environment, and will continue with a discussion with the audience about the action of the Irish government and what individuals can do at their own level.

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Find out more

Find out about more about the other Night of Ideas events in Ireland :
Dublin: The Night of Ideas 2020 @ IFI
Galway: The Night of Ideas 2020
Cork: the first Night of Ideas 2020

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Published on 14/01/2020

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