Climate activists will tell their inspiring and empowering stories of climate action, highlighting young people across the globe who are creating a global movement for climate justice, intersectional solutions and a positive vision for the future.
Gather is an intimate portrait of the growing movement amongst Native Americans to reclaim their spiritual, political and cultural identities through food sovereignty, while battling the trauma of centuries of genocide.
Runner and advocate Faith E. Briggs is running 150 miles through three U.S. National Monuments that lay in the thick of the controversy around public lands. Accompanied by running companions who represent diverse perspectives in what it means to be a public land owner, she assesses what is at stake if previously protected lands are reduced and if the public is largely unaware.
On the banks of Louisiana, fierce Indigenous women are ready to fight—to stop the corporate blacksnake and preserve their way of life. They are risking everything to protect Mother Earth from the predatory fossil fuel companies that seek to poison it
Four Black millennial stand-up comedians, hailing from Virginia Beach, Atlanta, Chicago, and Ohio, take the stage to “make the climate crisis funny” in front of a St. Paul’s audience who are at risk for a Hurricane Katrina-like disaster and who are currently being displaced from their homes.
Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Judith Helfand takes audiences from the deadly 1995 Chicago heat disaster, in which 739 people died, mostly black and in the poorest neighbourhoods of the city — tying it back to the underlying man-made disaster of systemic structural racism. The film highlights the inextricable links between extreme weather, extreme disparity and the politics of disaster.
Latin for the word Blacks, Negros is an experimental social justice film depicting the young black male experience in modern-day Miami. The story follows James, 14, as he overcomes a series of traumas in order to make a difference in his neighbourhood and rediscover adolescent joy. An ultimately uplifting story about healing, hope and the power of community in Liberty City, the film perfectly highlights why environmental justice is racial justice.
This short film highlights the hope and tenacity of the young activists of Wilmington, California as they push the Los Angeles City Council to prohibit new and existing oil and gas drilling operations within 2,500 feet of homes, schools and hospitals.
Thinkers, activists and urbanists take our audience through a range of provocations, ideas, and solutions for future city-living — tackling issues such as racial justice, access to green space, pollution, transport, energy and general happiness. The climate crisis gives us the opportunity to reimagine our urban spaces for the better, creating desirable and sustainable communties in a just and equitable way.