By highlighting three potent public-lands battles, the film asks audiences to take a stand in a political moment that threatens the future of American conservation…
Most of these recommended films are documentaries (D) addressing a wide variety of climate change issues and topics, starting with Al Gore’s award-winning An Inconvenient Truth. Truly great feature films about the climate crisis are tough to come by. Climate change seems so impersonal. Occasionally a science fiction (SF) film gets both the storytelling and the science right, but rarely.
There is a great article by Jeremy Deaton addressing this issue: “Why Are There No Good Movies About Climate Change?” which concludes, “You have to invent a compelling story. It’s all about story.” In the spring of 2019, Yale Climate Connections published a piece (and begged to differ) reviewing 2018 climate change movies and promoting forthcoming 2019 movies.
There are also some movies in the YOUTH section worth recommending for kids.