2040

PRESENTED BY: Meaningful Movies Tacoma
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2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 21, 2022 PST
Location: Tacoma - Franke Toby Jones (click for map)

About the Event:

Free screening of the powerful documentary ‘2040’ by filmmaker, Damon Gameau, and compelling conversation to follow with special guest, John Doherty.

About the Film:

Motivated by concerns about the planet his 4-year-old daughter would inherit, Damon embarked on a global journey to meet innovators and changemakers in the areas of economics, technology, civil society, agriculture, education and sustainability. Drawing on their expertise, he sought to identify the best solutions, available to us now, that would help improve the health of our planet and the societies that operate within it. From marine permaculture to decentralized renewable energy projects, he discovered that people all over the world are taking matters into their own hands.

This journey is the central premise for the documentary ‘2040’, a story of hope that looks at the very real possibility that humanity could reverse global warming and improve the lives of every living thing in the process. It is a positive vision of what ‘could be’, instead of the dystopian future we are so often presented.

About Our Speaker:

Tacoma resident John Doherty is a graduate of The Evergreen State College and has a Certificate in “Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies” from Stanford University. He does climate-related presentations for Citizen’s Climate Lobby and has a regular Climate Talk program on Tacoma’s FM station KTAH. He is a retired airline Captain and director of pilot training, and he is a Vietnam Vet who served in the Marine Corps from 1963 to 1968.

Special Guests: John Doherty

Sponsors: Franke Tobey Jones https://www.franketobeyjones.com/

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1402660836933425

Release Year: 2019

Running Time: 1 hour 32 minutes

Director: Damon Gameau