Dear Future Children

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Showings

The Main 4 Sun, May 8 11:40 AM
Landmark Center Sun, May 15 12:00 PM
Virtual
Virtual Available In:USA
Ticket Prices
General Public:$15.00 (+$2 online fee)
Members:$10.00 (no online fee)
Student:$8.00 (box office only)
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:Nextwave Global Features
Documentary
Tags:Documentary
Activism
Youth
Climate Change
Human Rights
Social Justice
Environmental
Politics
Family Friendly
Release Year:2021
Runtime:89 min
Country/Region:Germany
United Kingdom
Austria
Festivals & Awards:2021 Max Ophüls Preis - Audience Award
2021 FIFDH - International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights - Audience Award
2021 - Hot Docs - Hot Docs Audience Award
2021 Human Rights Film Festival Berlin - Audience Award
2021 Festival FReDD - Grand Prix
2021 Another Way Film Festival - Another Way Film Festival
2021 Pordenone Docs Fest - Le Voci dell'Inchiesta. Young Audience Award
2021 Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People - Best Feature Documentary Di
Language:English
Spanish
Chinese (Cantonese)
Luganda
Print Source:MAGNETFILM GmbH
Trailer:https://vimeo.com/516209492
Cast/Crew
Director:Franz Böhm
Producer:Ansgar Wörner
Johannes Schubert
Cinematographer:Friedemann Leis
Editor:Daniela Schramm Moura
Composer:Hannes Bieber
Leonard Küßner

Description

Age 15+, YA documentary

A film about the next generation, made by the next generation, tells the story of the growing surge of young activism worldwide. Join three Gen Z activists on the frontlines of social and environmental change. Meet Pepper, on strike for democracy in Hong Kong; Hilda, protesting the effects of the climate crisis created by rich countries on poor women and children in Uganda; and Rayen, fighting for social equality and human rights in Chile. Winner of the Audience Award at Hot Docs, Dear Future Children is made by Gen Z filmmakers, who tell the stories of their subjects as comrades and peers with shared humor, anxieties, idealism, and concerns. Their intimate portraits show the inner struggles of choosing every day to fight. Bearing witness to the complex ways activism changes young lives, these counter narratives capture the energy, anger, and ingenuity of young activists who risk their lives for our future children.


Director Biography

Franz Böhm

Franz Böhm is a filmmaker from Stuttgart, Germany based in London. He is the director of the short documentaries “The Others Harmony” (2016), “Christmas Wishes” (2018), “Good Luck” (2019), and “Swarm” (2021). Dear Future Children (2021) is his debut documentary feature.


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