The Agroecology Learning alliance in South East Asia (ALiSEA) and LPFF present a selection of films from their Youth and Agroecology Short Film Competition, held in an effort to raise awareness about the need to support alternative farming practices and to shed light on young farmers already involved in sustainable farming. With a fast-growing population, increased pressure on natural resources, and climate change impacts becoming more present everyday, the Mekong Region is at a crossroads regarding its agricultural development, calling for an important shift towards an agroecological transition. Films feature outstanding individuals and organizations working towards a sustainable future for agriculture in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand.
On Saturday, 9 December at 4:00pm at the French Institute in Luang Prabang, there will be a public conference about the agroecology transition in Laos and the Mekong Region in general, a presentation of awards to the competition winners, and a special screening of the top eight films. Plus, during the day on 9-10 December, there will be an Agroecology Market and Knowledge Fair in the garden of the French Institute, where local farmers, development practitioners, and private sector representatives will showcase their work and sell their products.
All films are in English or their original languages with English subtitles.
The full collection will be screened every day at 4PM at the Day Venue.