Saturday 5th Nov 2022 —
Thursday 24th Nov 2022, Corn Exchange Cinema
Full Price £7.80 - £9.80 / Concessions Price £6.30 - £8.30 / Special Screenings £6.30 (including booking fees)
Oil has been an invisible machine at the core of our economy and society but it now faces an uncertain future. Is this the end of oil, and can we break out addiction?
The Oil Machine draws on the voices of young activists, oil company executives, economists and pension fund managers to explore the vital questions that affect all our lives.
This documentary brings together a fascinating array of voices and reveals the hidden infrastructure of oil from the offshore rigs and the buried pipelines to its flow through the stock markets of London. As the North Sea industry struggles to meet the need to cut carbon emissions, oil workers see their livelihoods under threat, and investors seek to protect their assets. Meanwhile a younger generation of climate activists are catalysed by the signs of impending chaos, and the very real threat of global sea level rises.
Starring: Holly Gillibrand (dubbed “Scotland’s Greta”), Kevin Anderson (Professor of Energy & Climate Change, Manchester University), Emeka Emembolu (Senior VP of BP North Sea), Jake Molloy (Regional Organiser, RMT Union), James Marriott (co-author of Crude Britannia), Mikaela Loach (Edinburgh medical student), Sir David King (former UK Govt. Chief Scientific Advisor), Deirdre Michie (CEO of Oil & Gas UK), Steve Waygood (Chief Responsible Investor at Aviva Investors), Tessa Khan (climate lawyer from Uplift), Ann Pettifor (economist & author), and others.