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Youth Unstoppable

Documentary 1h 29m 2020

At age 15, filmmaker Slater Jewell-Kemker began attending environmental summits, camera in hand, wide-eyed and ready to make a difference. What began as a single journey evolved into an intimate and challenging documentary shot behind the front lines of the largely unseen and misunderstood Global Youth Climate Movement. Seen through the lens of Slater’s camera, Youth Unstoppable documents the struggles, events, and first hand effects on the youth fighting to be heard at home and within the frustrating and complex process of UN Climate Change negotiations. From flood ravaged villages in Nepal to luxury hotels in Cancun, from the tailings ponds of the Alberta Tar Sands to the riots of Copenhagen, culminating with the intense and defining events at the 21st UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, Youth Unstoppable shows us a powerful vision for the future of our planet and the young people who will lead us there.

Producer

Wendy Jewell

Producer

Daniel Bekerman

Director of Photography

Slater Jewell-Kemker

Director of Photography

Wendy Jewell

Director of Photography

Nick Taylor

Director of Photography

Daniel Bekerman

Editor

Mike Munn

Editor

Nick Taylor

Languages

English, German

Countries

Canada, Brazil, France, USA, Mexico, Poland, Japan, Denmark, Nepal