One hundred years after the beginning of Latrobe Valley coal industry, workers and communities in Gippsland are preparing for a new energy system.The short film-documentary Power On tells the story of the incredible energy transformation happening across Gippsland, where renewable energy is creating new economic opportunities for the region. Through inspiring and heartfelt interviews and with workers, new businesses and community leaders you will hear about how regional communities are leading the energy transformation.
This September 13th, you're invited to a community screening of Power On at the Multicultural Services Building in Morwell. RSVP to secure your seat.
Power On is an impact production by documentary Ellen Burbidge presented by Friends of the Earth's Yes2Renewables Project, filmed on the unceded lands of the Gunaikurnai and Bunurong People, and edited and produced on the lands of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nations.
The community screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring the following special guests featured and involved in the film:
- Wendy Farmer, Yes2Renewables Community Organiser and President of Voices of the Valley
- Malcolm McKelvie, Yarragon GP and member of Healthy Futures
- Stephanie Sabrinskas, filmmaker and podcaster
- Josie Hess, filmmaker and podcaster