The D’Aboville Foundation and Demo Farm, Inc. conducted a Demain movie premiere at the Alliance Francaise de Manille on May 15, 2017.
Demain, or Tomorrow in English, is a French documentary that features modern and simple solutions to the world’s most common problems – pollution, food production, and more. French filmmakers traveled around the world to interview activists, organisers and everyday citizens who implement simple but revolutionary practices to make the world a greener and sustainable place to live in. This movie shows that every individual is capable of and responsible for combating issues like global warming, food shortage, and recession.
The screening was graced by rescpected personalities in environmental activism and private and public sectors. His Excellency Ambassador Gordon Kricke of the German Embassy to the Philippines as well as French Embassy’s Mr. Yves Zoberman of the Council for Cooperation and Cultural Affairs and French Consul’s Mr. Christian Hue arrived to show full support to the foundation. Environmental leaders were also present such as WWF Philippine Chairman of the Board Mr. Aurelio Montinola III, Convenor of the Conservation Breeding Specialist Group Australasia Ms. Caroline Lees, Chairman of the International Union for Conservation of Nature Dr. James Burton, PhD., Mindoro Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Executive Director Ms. Grace Diamante, and IP Specialist and Environmentalist Mr. Billy Bonnevie. To represent the venue sponsor, Alliance Fracaise de Manille, Deputy Director Ms. Stephanie Davidson also graced the event.
The foundation would like to thank all the sponsors, partners, guests, and friends from Alliance Francaise de Manille, WWF Philippines, DENR NCR, DENR Region 4B, German Embassy, French Embassy, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Conservation Breeding Specialist Group Australasia, Mindoro Biodiversity Conservation Foundation Inc., PAMATEC, and Inquirer who supported this movie screening and we hope to partner with you in our future activities!