Going Green! Cinema 2021

EFFA hero Still 1 Escape

Presented by Creative Brimbank and Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA)

Following last year’s super fun online screenings, the Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA) is back – in the theatre - to play with Creative Brimbank. Thoughtful, playful and important – this mini shorts film festival for kids is guaranteed to inform and wow in equal measure.

With joyful animations, insightful real stories, and awe-inspiring visuals, these films offer a whimsical glimpse into the enduring wonder of our world and our relationship with it; a beautiful collection that the whole family will love!

Enjoy the vibrant and quirky delights of animations Du Iz Tak, Oasis and The Little Bird and the Bee, the inspiring stories behind Women in Fire and The Poet and the Plant, and the thrilling imagination of Escape, The Beauty and A Land Without Evil. In their own special way, each short approaches our environment playfully and intelligently, making for essential viewing for all ages.

Showcasing voices and cultures from here in our own Australian backyard and across the globe, these films will delight, excite and educate, teaching us all how to look after our planet just a little better.

The Going Green! Cinema includes the following films:

1. Du Iz Tak | Runtime: 11 mins
2. Escape | Runtime: 4 mins
3. Land Without Evil | Runtime: 4 mins
4. Oasis | Runtime: 6 mins
5. The Beauty | Runtime: 4 mins
6. The Little Bird and the Bees | Runtime: 5 mins
7. The Poet and the Plant | Runtime: 10 mins
8. Women in Fire | Runtime: 8 mins

For the full film listing, visit

Thursday 8 and Friday 9 July three sessions per day (you can dip in and out between films):

  • 2pm to 2.52pm
  • 3pm to 3.52pm
  • 4pm to 4.52pm

Environmental Film Festival Australia (EFFA) showcases ground-breaking cinema, traversing the relationship between humans and their environments, challenging the way people think about the natural world, and inspiring us all to discuss, explore and act on important environmental issues. Visit:

See what else is on for Going Green! Festival 2021:

Image credit: Still from the short film 'Escape' Directed by Yeliz Motro

Date and time
Thursday 8 July 2021 at 2:00pm - Friday 9 July 2021 at 5:00pm
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