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A documentary produced deals with the Environment and Climate Change challenges being faced by the city of Kolkata. It is perhaps the first such Documentary produced which looks at a city from an Environment and Climate Change perspective. The documentary also highlights the changing scenario in the Sundarbans – a UNESCO world heritage site which has been affected by the climate change and its impacts. The bi-lingual (English, Bengali) film aims to start conversations around these issues at the level of the civil society, especially amongst the youth in the city and the political representatives who are catalyst in bringing the change in society at large. This documentary has till now been successfully shown in 25 schools and colleges of Kolkata city, reaching out to almost 5500 people.
The movie is available at the YouTube: https://youtu.be/n6k9OIRQxf8
It is presented by the Centre for Contemporary Communication and the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Kolkata. The initiative is financially supported by Federal Foreign Office, Berlin, Germany.