Earth-Q explores the aftermath of the devastating 2015 earthquake and the heart-wrenching efforts of Nepalese teachers and parents to help get children out of tents and tin shelters into classrooms.
RMIT and the Logged On Foundation are proud to announce the premiere screening of Earth-Q on June 4 at RMIT’s Kaliede Theatre.
In April 2015 over 50,000 classrooms were either destroyed or seriously damaged in the Nepalese earthquake, leaving a generation of children and their future aspirations at serious risk.
Filmed one month after the earthquake, Earth-Q documents the impact the disaster had on rural communities, and the struggles they now face to provide quality education for their children.
“I was in Nepal a month after the first quake to help deliver aid,” says Mark Pinoli, CEO of the Logged On Foundation.
“I was also able to film the impact the earthquake had on communities and the struggles they faced to provide quality education for their children.”
As part of RMIT and Logged On Foundation partnership, RMIT education students visited the region to assist in raising much needed funds to assist in rebuilding the community. Mr Pinoli documents their fundraising efforts in the film.
Earth-Q is a journey through the beauty of the Himalayan region, a celebration of the welcoming nature and selflessness of its people, and a witness to the heart-wrenching appeals of teachers and parents for help to get their children into proper classrooms.
Story: Courtney Johnson