Free Lunch Society + Short

Showing Sun 24 Sep only

Free Lunch Society + Short
Christian Tod
Country of origin and year
Austria/Germany 2017
95 minutes
Rated 12A

English and German with English subtitles

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What would you do if your income were taken care of? Receiving public funds just for being alive may seem a far-fetched idea, but the concept of Universal Basic Income (UBI) has been gathering steam, with several trials set to take place in Scotland within the next couple of years. What used to be perceived as a utopian dream has been espoused by entrepreneurs, economists and philosophers from across the political spectrum and touted as the next embodiment of true democracy. But what shape would it take - and would everyone be better off?

Spanning contemporary and historical perspectives, this playful documentary brings to life what could be one of the most radical changes to our lives.

The Noise of the Grey (Le Bruit du Gris) Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar • Belgium/France 2016 • 3m • Digital

Join us after the film to explore the potential introduction of Universal Basic Income to Scotland and its implications, with guests Peter Kelly (The Poverty Alliance), Siobhan Mathers and journalist and broadcaster Lesley Riddoch.


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