If you still feel inspired from Earth Day festivities this past weekend and want to #GoDeeper, check out the French documentary, Tomorrow, recently released in the United States. Do not fear- this is not another doomsday storyline. The film is getting great buzz for its positive vibes and practical inspiration.
This feature follows filmmakers Mélanie Laurent and Cyril Dion around the world as they discover and share community-based solutions to modern environmental dilemmas.
Laurent and Dion aim to reveal the small steps we can each take in our own communities by highlighting creative solutions happening across the globe. The end goal? Finding hope for a better tomorrow.
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To learn more, check out this inspiring review taken from variety.com:
Mélanie Laurent and Cyril Dion’s engaging, César-winning eco-socio-econo doc is an optimistic guide for avoiding the end of humanity.
What a difference a year makes. In late 2015, Mélanie Laurent and Cyril Dion’s fresh-faced, paradoxically upbeat documentary about the complex, interrelated, and potentially apocalyptic issues facing our globalized world opened in France. The educational, continent-hopping investigation was a surprise hit, racking up more than a million admissions, winning the 2016 César for Best Documentary, and becoming a focal point for a gathering movement of citizens committed to putting its practical, inspiring, think-global-act-local solutions into practice.
Roughly 16 months — and a highly divisive and contentious US election — later, it opens in America, just two days before France itself is due to go to the polls, fielding a far-right candidate for president who was among the only world leaders to call and congratulate Donald Trump’s win in the U.S. The political landscape that “Tomorrow” breezes into now is such that its issues, cataclysmically urgent though they are, could seem de-prioritized.
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*Featured image taken from Tomorrow’s Facebook Page