The Oil Machine

Book Tickets
Emma Davie’s urgent documentary explores our complex relationship with the oil industry, set against the backdrop of the ongoing fight for North Sea reserves.
From the discovery of huge oil fields off the coast of Scotland to their mass privatisation during the Thatcher era, The Oil Machine highlights how oil became the invisible engine driving UK economic and public policy. In the wake of COP26 in Glasgow, demand for climate action has become a key societal concern and the pressure on both oil companies and the government continues to mount. Bringing together a wide range of voices, from industry executives and economists to young activists, Davie offers a visceral and thought-provoking interrogation into how this insidious machine might be dismantled.

Book tickets

The Oil Machine + Conversation
Sat 25 June 15:30 - 17:27
Showroom - Bertha DocHouse Screen 3
Q&A with director Emma Davie moderated by Olivia Blake MP
The Oil Machine
Available between Sun 26 June 0:00 - Wed 29 June 0:00
Online Public
The Oil Machine + Q&A
Mon 27 June 20:00 - 21:42
Odeon - Screen 1
Q&A with director Emma Davie
The Oil Machine + Q&A
Tue 28 June 10:15 - 11:57
Showroom - Bertha DocHouse Screen 3
Closed Captioned
Q&A with Emma Davie moderated by Sara Hill

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