Everything's Cool

Everything's Cool

Director: Daniel B. Gold, Judith Helfand

Cast: Daniel B. Gold, Judith Helfand, Bill McKibben, Ross Gelbspan

     
 

Global warming has been the most significant environmental issue to come to the public's attention in the final quarter of the Twentieth Century. But while most people know what global warming is, convincing folks that it's a real and present danger has been a difficult task, especially since a number of Republican political leaders and leading figures in… See more details below

Overview

Global warming has been the most significant environmental issue to come to the public's attention in the final quarter of the Twentieth Century. But while most people know what global warming is, convincing folks that it's a real and present danger has been a difficult task, especially since a number of Republican political leaders and leading figures in multi-national business have used their power and influence to question the facts behind the issue, or dismiss scientific evidence as tree-hugging hysteria. The grassroots efforts of environmental activists to spread the word about the very real dangers of this looming crisis are chronicled in Everything's Cool, a documentary which focuses on a wide variety of concerned people working to shift public opinion, from author Ross Gelbspan and former Vice President Al Gore to ordinary citizens who use chat at work and in elevators to spread the message. The film also looks at how activists used the big-budget sci-fi film The Day After Tomorrow as a springboard to push global warming into public consciousness. Everything's Cool was screened in competition at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.

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Product Details

Release Date:
12/11/2007
UPC:
0897246001201
Original Release:
2007
Rating:
NR
Source:
City Lights Home Vid
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:29:00

Special Features

Directors' commentary; Over 1 hour of bonus footage and activist extras; The exclusive DVD-ROM link to doctored report to congress and Rick Piltz congressional testimony

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bill McKibben Participant
Ross Gelbspan Participant
Heidi Cullen Participant
Michael Shellenberger Participant
Ted Nordhaus Participant
Rick Piltz Participant
Bish Neuhauser Participant
Sheila Watt-Cloutier Participant
Michelle Ferrari Conductor

Technical Credits
Daniel B. Gold Director,Cinematographer,Producer,Screenwriter
Judith Helfand Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Stephen Thomas Cavit Score Composer
Jeremiah Dickey Animator
Jennifer Eggleston Associate Producer
Emily Hubley Animator
Anna Hurley Associate Producer
Sara Porto Nolan Associate Producer
Chris Pilaro Producer
Toby Shimin Editor
Jacob Steingroot Editor
Beth Urdang Musical Direction/Supervision
Adam Wolfensohn Producer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Everything's Cool
1. G B L R NG [5:50]
2. The Heat is On [6:52]
3. Moths in January [3:48]
4. Theory (Not Fact) [6:10]
5. A Really Big Story [5:44]
6. Hijacking the Messenger [4:46]
7. Fryer to Fuel Tank [3:11]
8. Billions of Dollars in Research [10:29]
9. Oil Lobby in the House [6:11]
10. I Have a Nightmare [8:21]
11. Hurricane Katrina [9:57]
12. Change Happens [15:29]
13. End Credits [2:44]

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