Streaming on Live 1
Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM CST (9:00 PM – 10:30 PM EST)
Duration: 90 min
Executive Producer Fernando Meirelles (City of God, The Constant Gardener) and Malian musician Inna Modja take us on an epic journey along Africa’s Great Green Wall — an ambitious vision to grow a wall of trees stretching across the entire continent to fight against increasing drought, desertification and climate change.
Director: Jared P. Scott
Jared P. Scott is an award-winning filmmaker and NY Times Bestseller. His feature films include The Age of Consequences, Requiem for the American Dream, Disruption, and Do the Math – which have been released theatrically (US, Canada, UK), premiered at top-tier festivals (TriBeCa, HotDocs, AFI, IDFA, Sheffield), charted at #1 on iTunes & Amazon, and are distributed in over 200 countries & territories (NETFLIX, STARZ, PBS, ABC, Al-Jazeera, IFC, Documentary Channel).
Jared’s climate films have screened at high-level events (NASA, NATO, US Congress, EU Parliament, UK Parliament), with over 200 environmental orgs (Sierra Club, WWF, 350.org, LCV), and over 500 universities worldwide. His films helped spark the fossil fuel divestment movement and galvanized the largest climate march in history days before the 2014 UN Climate Summit.
Producer: Nick North
Executive Producers: Fernando Meirelles , Sarah Macdonald, Alexander Asen
Editor: Peter Norrey
Year of Completion: 2019
Country of Production Company: United Kingdom