Nov 11 - Nov 19
Greta Thunberg became famous for her viral videos confronting UN leaders over climate change. Swedish filmmaker Nathan Grossman offers a unique view of Greta’s personal history starting in August 2018 when she was 15 years old and scarcely known. As her notoriety rises, we watch Greta adapt to being both flattered and scorned by world leaders. The film culminates in a harrowing sailboat ride that Greta and her father Svante take over the Atlantic Ocean to attend two UN climate summits in September 2019. In I Am Greta, we bear witness to the emergence of a generational leader. (Courtesy of Hulu)
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Included with the screening ticket is an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Nathan Grossman (Director), immediately following the film.
Director: Nathan Grossman
Executive Producer: Peter Modestij, Pelle Nilsson, Dana O'Keefe, Philip Westgren
Producer: Cecilia Nessen, Fredrik Heinig
Cinematographer: Nathan Grossman
Editor: Hanna Lejonqvist, SFK, Charlotte Landelius
Music: Jon Ekstrand, Rebekka Karijord
Language: English, Swedish
US Distributor: Hulu