This is Good: A place to share things we think are GOOD this week.
The People's Climate March
Sunday 21st September (London March starts at 12:30pm at Temple Station (Embankment)
The World Leaders' Climate Summit in New York this weekend will be a key moment in the fight against climate change. The organised march in New York - where Leo is living for the next fortnight - aims to be at the forefront of the biggest climate demonstration ever. With over 900 solidarity events planned globally on the same weekend, including ones in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Gloucestershire and Dudley, we'll definitely be going. Will you?
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Third World Bunfight/Brett Bailey
Exhibit B Discussion: Lessons & Legacy
Monday 22nd September, Theatre Royal Stratford East
Chaired by November Ventures director Olu Alake, this open event will be a unique opportunity for a public discussion on Exhibit B; the controversial installation from South African artist Brett Bailey coming to the Barbican next week. Following demonstrations calling for the performance to be cancelled, the panel hope to cover topics ranging from what can be learned when programming divisive work like this for the public to wider issues of race and representation in the arts. The discussion will hear points from both sides of the divide and be attended by Bailey himself.
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Born and Reared - A Documentary
Dan Dennison & Hen Norton
Photographer/filmmaker Dan Dennison and artist/producer Hen Norton are developing a new documentary that tells the inxredible untold stories of eight Northern Irish men rebuilding their lives in the shadow of extremism, violence and bigotry. The film will tell their compelling tales of resilience, oddity, obsession and tragedy as they've never been told before. Check out their Kickstarter campaign to find out more and help support the next phase of this pivotal project.