Truth to Power

Photo of FastForward reporters Lilian Richards, Abby Smith, Simone Harper, Sophia Zoog, Wesley Slavin, Becky Booth and Jessi Sohn sit with Director Richard Berge and his co-producer

FastForward interviews producer Richard Berge to discuss the film An Inconvenient Sequel – Truth to Power

By Lily Richards, Head Royce School, grade 10

Climate change has always been a controversial topic, causing many quarrels between people who believe in it and people who do not. One of the pivotal figures and one of the faces of the movement to combat global warming is former Vice President, Al Gore. Gore ran his presidential campaign behind his ideas and passion for saving the environment and won over the majority of Americans while losing the electoral college. In 2005, Gore was featured in a fascinating and moving film about climate change called An Inconvenient Truth. This film shocked the nation and informed many people about the real consequences of their every day actions. It won many awards including the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature and the Stanley Kramer Award in the Producers Guild of America Awards. Before this movie, scientists were reluctant to publicly declare that there is a correlation between climate change and natural disasters and their increasing severity. However, now they have made the connection, therefore giving the public a more concrete incentive for changing their habits to better protect the environment.

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Interview with Davis Guggenheim, Director of "He Named Me Malala"

Image of Malala Yousafzai

ON CINEMA – November 2015

FastForward Speaks with Davis Guggenheim, Director of He Named Me Malala

Interview and Story: C.C. Clark, University High and Will Ogden, Marin Academy

One girl. One voice. One education. Thousands of lives. Thousands of voices. Thousands of educations.

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Me and Earl, and The Dying Girl

An Interview with actors RJ Cyler, Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke and director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

ON CINEMA - June 2015

By Maddy O’Hara, Sophomore, Marin Academy

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View the trailer for Me and Earl, and The Dying Girl

Although it has not come out to most audiences in theaters, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is already making waves in the film community. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, this movie won both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. As reporters, we had the opportunity to see this incredible film and interview the three main actors as well as the director.

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