DIRECTOR I ACCELERATE (2019) I 55 minutes

Accelerate follows Bill McKibben, the founder of 350.org, during his 2018 tour in Australia as he demands that we accelerate climate action by our government, businesses and communities. Bill is considered as one of the most acclaimed environmental activists in the US. During his time in Australia, he visited five states in just eight days, saw the devastation caused by ocean warming on our Great Barrier Reef, visited Newcastle to meet with union and government officials in the heart of the world’s biggest coal export port, and saw some of the low carbon solution projects underway in Adelaide. Throughout the tour, Bill had three key messages: we need to stop all new fossil fuel projects, switch to 100% renewable energy, and make sure not a dollar more goes to dirty energy. Accelerate aims to share, inspire and motivate our country to get active before the next federal election to ensure climate change is THE issue nationally.

SCREENINGS

FILM FESTIVAL OFFICIAL SELECTION

02 - 04 I 2019 Transitions Film Festival, Melbourne AUS

08 I 2019 Green Film Festival, Buenos Aires ARG

CINEMA SCREENINGS

02 I 2019 Cinema Nova, Melbourne AUS

03 I 2019 Wallis Cinema, Mildura AUS

03 I 2019 Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace, Sydney AUS

04 I 2019 Dendy Newtown, Sydney AUS

05 I 2019 Narooma Kinema, Narooma AUS

05 I 2019 The Ritz Cinema Randwick, Sydney AUS

08 I 2019 Cinemark Palermo, Buenos Aires ARG

OTHER SCREENINGS

01 I 2019 The Australian Museum, Sydney AUS

BROADCAST AND VIDEO ON DEMAND

Online I 2019 Films for the Earth, Switzerland CHE


SUPPORT

A 350.org Australia production. 

Approved and financed with the assistance of Documentary Australia Foundation.


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