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The #Resistance & Climate Change
November 17, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Watch short films by Our Children’s Trust about 21 extraordinary young people who are suing the federal government in a landmark climate lawsuit, followed by the feature film This Changes Everything. An informal post-film discussion features Seattle teenager Aji Piper, a member of Earth Guardians’ Rising Youth for a Sustainable Earth and one of the plaintiffs. These young people claim the government is violating their constitutional rights to life, liberty and property by causing climate change. Watch trailer.
Sponsored by Columbia Legal Services.
General Admission: $10 | Senior/Student/Low-Income: $7 | BUY TICKETS
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, author, and activist Chris Hedges, discusses modern day consumerism, totalitarian corporate power and living in a culture dominated by pervasive illusion.
(Amanda Zackem, USA, 15 min)
Honduran land and environmental campaigner Berta Cáceres was brutally murdered in 2016. In the aftermath of her murder, an epidemic of death has swept land rights activists in Honduras.
(Nicky Milne, UK, 26 min)
Kelsey Juliana, a plaintiff on the Oregon state climate lawsuit and the landmark federal climate lawsuit, knows that a whole generation cannot wait for politicians to debate about whether climate change will affect its future.
(USA, 26 min)
This compilation piece – Climate of TRUST – features 9 youth who have come together to file legal actions against the federal and 50 state governments to compel our leaders to design and implement real climate-recovery plans.
(USA, 6 min)
An epic attempt to re-imagine the vast effects of climate change, told through seven inter-continental communities on the front lines. Narrated by Naomi Klein. “A film that brings our peril into focus and what we might learn from despair.”
(Avi Lewis, USA, 89 min)