Rising Tide is organising a benefit party to raise much needed funds to support
our work empowering people to take action on climate change in their own
The night will include poetry from "Paradox", live Sierra Leonean music from
Bush Doctor, live Jewish and Gypsy music from Klezmer sensations
"She'Koyoch(ish)" and global beats from dj Gheco. Special guest dj Disorientalist.
There will also be a special preview of Green Gold, a new film produced by
Cheekystreak productions. It is about Sajida Khan, a South African woman with a
hazardous dumpsite in her doorstep. Her neighbours are dying one by one, while
the dump leaks gases and toxins in the air, water and earth. The film exposes
dramatic links between this health hazard, the local community, and the World
Bank as a result of the new carbon emissions trading scheme brought about by the
Kyoto Protocol. Due to the UN's climate talks, the toxic dumpsite has been
reinvented as a 'clean green project' when in fact the stark reality for the
communities affected couldn't be more different.
21st of August at The Spitz Venue from 7 until 12pm.
109 Commercial Street, (nearest tube: Liverpool Street)
£10/£7 concessions (tickets on door)