Climate Change Movies

Movies to learn about climate change

Disruption (by 350)

‘When it comes to climate change, why do we do so little when we know so much?’

Through a relentless investigation to find the answer, Disruption takes an unflinching look at the devastating consequences of our inaction.

The exploration lays bare the terrifying science, the shattered political process, the unrelenting industry special interests and the civic stasis that have brought us to this social, moral and ecological crossroads.The film also takes us behind-the-scenes of the efforts to organize the largest climate rally in the history of the planet during the UN world climate summit.

This is the story of our unique moment in history. We are living through an age of tipping points and rapid social and planetary change. We’re the first generation to feel the impacts of climate disruption, and the last generation that can do something about it. The film enlarges the issue beyond climate impacts and makes a compelling call for bold action that is strong enough to tip the balance to build a clean energy future.

Watch it for free at: http://watchdisruption.com/ (52 minutes)

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  • Spanish
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  • Croation
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  • Japanese
DO THE MATH: we can emit 565 more gigatons of carbon dioxide and stay below 2°C of warming — anything more than that risks catastrophe for life on earth. The only problem? Burning the fossil fuel that corporations now have in their reserves would result in emitting 2,795 gigatons of carbon dioxide — five times the safe amount.

Fossil fuel companies are planning to burn it all — unless we rise up to stop them. In November 2012, Bill McKibben and 350.org hit the road to build a movement strong enough to change the terrifying math of the climate crisis.

Watch it for free at:  https://act.350.org/signup/math-movie (45 minutes)

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Disobedience tells the David vs Goliath tales of front line leaders around the world risking life and limb in the fight for a liveable climate.

Interwoven with this riveting verité footage are the most renowned voices in the global conversation around social movements and climate justice for a series that is personal, passionate and powerful.

The stakes could not be higher, nor the missions more critical.

Includes interviews with:

  • Naomi Klein – author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
  • Bill McKibben – author, activist and co-founder of 350.org
  • Lidy Nacpil – Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) and Asian Peoples Movement on Debt and Development (APMDD).
  • Marshall Ganz – Trainer, organizer and senior lecturer in public policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
  • Ricken Patel – Executive Director and Founder, Avaaz.org
  • Ferrial Adam – Africa and Arab World team leader, 350.org

Watch it for free at: http://watchdisobedience.com/disobedience/  (40 minutes)

SUBTITLES

  • Deutsch – DE
  • Español – ES
  • Français – FR
  • 日本語 – JA
  • Italiano – IT
  • Nederlands – NL
  • Polski – PL
  • Português – PT
  • Türkçe – TR
  • Svenska – SV
  • български – BG
  • 中文 – ZH
  • عربى – AR

 

Short Videos of Frontline Voices

Frontline Truths (5 minutes)

As young Pacific Islanders working in the climate movement, we need to retell our stories. We need to shed light on our multiple truths and record this part of our history, so the next generation can learn from our stories.

Raise a Paddle: A journey from the Pacific Islands to the tar sands (2+ minutes)

In May 2017, a group of Pacific Islanders travelled half way across the world to visit the Canadian tar sands.

Our Climate Stories (5-15 minute segments)

Stories about climate change, and the people dedicating their lives to fighting it in Africa and the Arab World.

Curse of Coal (14 minutes)

English version of Kömür Belası, a documentary highlighting the impacts of coal on communities in Muğla, Turkey. (Original version in Turkish here.)

 

Rise: From One Island to Another (6.5 minutes)

Watch this poetic expedition between two islanders, one from the Marshall Islands and one from Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), connecting their realities of melting glaciers and rising sea levels. 

By friends of 350 Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner and Aka Niviâna

We Will Paint the Future (3 minutes)

The Rise for Climate Justice Mural Project organized the world’s largest street mural right before world leaders gathered for the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.  Each group’s design is a response to the questions, “What is one solution to climate chaos in your community.”


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