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Films // Coming up // I Am Greta with Q&A
29 October

I Am Greta with Q&A

Dir. Nathan Grossman | Sweden 2020 | 101 mins | 12A | Partially subtitled

Cool Earth are proud to partner with Dogwoof and The Poly for this special screening of I Am Greta, documenting a year in the life of Greta Thunberg 

Carbon-storing, water-producing, wildlife-homing rainforest. It’s essential to life as we know it. But the state of Earth's rainforests and climate are at a critical point. Right now we need unwavering support of communities that call forest home. It’s the best way to protect rainforest, reduce carbon emissions and work towards a future of a climate in balance. Find out more at

The story of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is told through compelling, never-before-seen footage in this documentary following her rise to prominence and her global impact as she sparks school strikes and protests around the world.

Starting with her one-person school strike for climate action outside the Swedish Parliament, Swedish director Nathan Grossman follows Greta - a shy schoolgirl with Asperger’s – in her rise to prominence, and her galvanising global impact as she sparks school strikes around the world. The film culminates with her astonishing wind powered voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York City.

This screening will be followed by a pre-recorded Q&A with director Nathan Grossman, hosted by George Monbiot.

Tickets: £8.00 only
A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will go to Cool Earth.

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  • Tickets will not be available on the door - please make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment!

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  • Seating bubbles will be able to accommodate groups up to 6 and are subject to availability. All seats in a bubble must be bought in one transaction. Social distancing between bubbles will be observed.
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