How to Change the World

How to Change the World

DVD - 2016
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In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never-before-seen archives that bring their extraordinary world to life, How to Change the World is the story of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace and defined the modern green movement.
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2016]
Branch Call Number: DVD
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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vesmirny
Apr 28, 2019

Excellent, sympathetic and mostly balanced exploration of the people and events that brought together a creative, daring group of visionary activists in 1971 to form Greenpeace. Great archival footage of campaigns mixed with recent interviews and voiceover commentary from Bob Hunter's writing.
Especially as we rise to make more of these important changes happen, it is both helpful and inspiring to learn about how a small group of people were able to bring factory whaling to its knees and in Paul Watson's case, shed very necessary light on Cabada's seal slaughter.
[caution: heart-breaking scenes of whales and seals being harmed/slaughtered]
Make an evening of watching this landmark film with family and friends who are interested in how to better protect our shared environment.
Two definite thumbs up !

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tj_is_cool
Sep 06, 2017

A rather long documentary about the founding of Greenpeace.

LPL_RachaelP Jul 18, 2016

This excellent documentary follows the founders of Greenpeace from their early days protesting nuclear testing and chasing Russian whalers to their current roles in the global environmental organization. Highly recommended.

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Apr 28, 2019

vesmirny thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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