One Table Two Elephants opened the SALT online film festival in Istanbul, Turkey
Already 700 have viewed the film
One Table Two Elephants (84 min, CPH:DOX, 2018) is a cinematic ethnography created by Jacob von Heland and Henrik Ernstson that deals with race, nature and knowledge politics in the postcolonial city (Official trailer). The film was made within the Visual Environmental Humanities Project, funded by Formas - The Swedish Research Council. This spring it was selected to open the SALT online film festival.
Visit the festival and the film page: saltonline.org/en/2328
SALT’s screening program Is this our last chance? calls attention to climate change, its impact on humans and the world; the 2021 selection brings together ten documentary films from South Africa, Norway, France, Canada, Bolivia, and the Balkans. This year’s seventh edition, supported by Garanti BBVA, begins with One Table Two Elephants (2019) on April 26 and can be streamed with Turkish subtitles at saltonline.org for a week.
Is this our last chance? confronts climate change; focusing on urgent issues. The films that research possible solutions for our future and raise public awareness will be free to watch and accessible from all over Turkey. Following the screenings, a series of talks coinciding with the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) that is planned take place in Glasgow, Scotland, in November, will bring together researchers, scientists, and educators to encourage dialogue and discussion about the climate and ecological crisis.
More about SALT and the theme here: Is this our last chance?
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