The Hive presents Bruce Parry’s immersive odyssey on deforestation: TAWAI – A voice from the forest. The special screening will take place at the Hive Spring in Wong Chuk Hang on October 24, followed by a Q&A with Parry himself. HKFP is a media sponsor.
Award-winning presenter Bruce Parry has lived among indigenous communities in remote regions from the Himalayas, Mongolia, through to Peru, Brazil and even the Arctic in Greenland, Alaska and Siberia. He is renowned for immersing himself entirely in their customs and cultures across three documentaries for the BBC.
His latest documentary – TAWAI – traces the lives of the Penan people in Borneo, as they face the ever devastating impacts of deforestation on their way of life. Its name pays homage to the word used by the nomadic hunter-gatherers of Borneo to describe the connection they feel to their forest home.
With over 1.6 billion people depending on forests for their livelihood globally, TAWAI tears focus away from the urban jungle into environmental devastation and the loss of biodiversity. In this dreamy, intimate analysis of life, Parry provides a powerful look into how humans interact with nature.
Doors open at 7pm on October 24. The screening will begin at 7.30pm, followed by a live Q&A with Parry.
Snacks and drinks are provided to ticket-holders throughout.
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
Venue: The Hive Spring, 3/F Remex Centre, 42 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong Island. Click for directions.
Entry: HK$200 for the Hive members, HK$250 for non-members (tickets available here)
Find out more information on the event website.