At the United Nations Climate Action Summit in September 2019, Greta Thunberg made headlines by condemning world leaders for leaving the flaws of climate change to today’s children. “how dare you?” He asked, His voice was shivering with anger. Truth-to-Power Moments alternates with those who remain silent in this type of “I’m Greta”, a documentary about Thunberg’s meteoric rise that suggests a new kind of hero.
Its director, Nathan Grossman, captures Thunberg in early August 2018, when the teenagers (at the age of 15) begin a solo “school strike” in front of the Swedish Parliament. Gets his blunt warnings about the environment, and goes global. “I Am Greta” is an upcoming daisy series of press gaggles, youth marches, UN speeches, and people meeting with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emmanuel Macron and the Pope.
It is a blot, but Thunberg hastily reveals the stereotypes of the young innocent as a poster girl. He is not there to give hope to adults. She is there to give them hell, and she knows about it Albedo effect, Among other nuances of climate science. Like the survivors in the Parkland High School shooting, Thunberg as a walking symbol or supporting people off the hook.
Grossman shot “I Am Greta” in about two years, staying close to Thunberg’s vision and folding into his experience Asperger’s Syndrome, Which she partly credits for her eccentric attention. He may take a dance break or a breath stop; Dad tags her on the trip and nags her to eat. But the Thanberg expedition, like our lives, depends on it.
I am Greta
Not rated. In English and Swedish with subtitles. Running Time: 1 hour 37 minutes. See here Hulu.