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“TRASHED”: More than 600 people for the first screening in Italy


25 Jan 2013

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The “Odeon” cinema in Florence was literally packed. Spectacular! The Italian premiere of TRASHED by english director Candida Brady – a wonderful film with crude images and at the same time a “poetic” style – raised higher interest than expected. A perfect organization of the “Coordinamento dei comitati della Piana” with many associations – including Zero Waste Italy, ANPAS and Medicina Democratica, Municipality of Greve in Chianti (province of Florence). A BIG EVENT … LEAVING A SIGN.

Jeremy Irons, the Oscar-winning actor, explores the world’s most environmentally polluted places to reveal the extent our rubbish is affecting us and our planet. In the documentary there are others protagonists like Captain Moore, Paul Connett or Vyvyan Howard, which captivate the viewers. Great directing and interpretation.

In one more proof that the Zero Waste (R)evolution is spreading in Italy Paul Connett with Alberto Bencistà and Rossano Ercolini opened the screening receiving a very warm support from the audience that packed the room.

This movie will soon be “integrated” with new cultural and artistic initiatives (Publication of ZW book in the United States similar to the book recently published in Italy).

Meanwhile, the municipality of MANOPELLO, in the Perugia province (about 7,000 inhabitants) will adopt Zero Waste Program in February.  Zero Waste italian municipalities, activistes and citizens are real protagonists of ” Zero Waste-(R)evolution in Progress”.
There are 119 Zero Waste municipalities in Italy alone! Many more are getting ready to join soon!

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