Future Weather will have its Canadian premiere:
March 3, 7pm: Post-Show Q&A with Planet in Focus Film Festival
Kathleen Mullen, Artistic Director of Planet in Focus Film Festival, will be available after the show to discuss the environmental themes of Future Weather, why it was selected for the 2012 Planet in Focus Film Fest, and the importance of environmental films today.
Kathleen has a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Women’s Studies from the University of Alberta, Masters of Arts in Anthropology/ Sociology from Carleton University and most recently a Masters of Fine Arts in Film Production from York University. She has directed several short films including you wash my skin with sunshine, Sleep Lines and Still Life with Butterfly. Her latest documentary film is Breathtaking, a personal investigation into the present-day use of asbestos. Breathtaking was awarded the Best of the Festival at CLIFF, Canadian Labour International Film Festival in 2011.
For five years Kathleen was on the board of the Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre and for the past six years has been on the board of Images Festival of Independent Film & Video. Kathleen is a keen advocate of independent film and video-making and diverse discourses of local, national and international cinema.