Slater Jewell-Kemker/2018/86 min/Climate Change
Director Slater Jewell-Kemker will attend Opening Night Parties on Friday, March 1.
CHICAGO-AREA PREMIERE. FILM DESCRIPTION: “Youth Unstoppable: The Rise of the Global Youth Climate Movement” (formerly “An Inconvenient Youth”) captures the vibrant untold story of the global youth climate movement. Decisions made today are shaping the world they will live in, and they are no longer willing to sit idly as the planet is degraded for the short term gain of the older generations. Director Slater Jewell-Kemker has been interviewing celebrities and politicians about the environment since the age of ten, now she is telling the stories of these remarkable young people on the front lines of climate change. This is the story of the youth of today fighting for their planet, their future.
Teens and young adults encouraged to attend. "PG-13" May contain heavy themes, graphic images or language.
Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. [North]
Pickwick Theatre, 5 S. Prospect Ave., Theater 2, Park Ridge
Post-film Q&A with Director Slater Jewell-Kemker. Learn about action opportunities through Sunrise Chicago, Park Ridge Community Health Commission, and Go Green Park Ridge. Uncle Dan's will be offering spots for its free Youth Unstoppable Leave no Trace Eco-Clinic for Youth 12 - 18 (includes pizza & giveaways). The Eco-Clinic is at 5 p.m. at Uncle Dan's in Park Ridge on the day of the screening. Facilitator: Kyrsten Jovita, Sunrise Chicago.
Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue. Concessions available for purchase.
Wednesday, March 6, 6 to 8:30 p.m. [W Suburbs]
Oak Park Public Library, Veterans Room, 834 Lake St., Oak Park
Doors open 30 minutes before start time. Arrive early to avoid lines and get best seats. ADA compliant accessible venue.