Boston International Film Festival

SESSION 3
Saturday, June 7, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Live Earth Movies
Live Earth challenges filmmakers to express themselves in creative ways, in order to make
the world a better, more inspiring place. It supports environmental visionaries working in film,
both online and at film festivals around the country.  These films are directed by many of the
industry’s most prominent filmmakers, and range from factual and dramatic to fictional and
comedic, all on the subject of climate change.
Filmmakers: various


Who’s Got the Power – 56min
Who's Got the Power? a forceful, new HD documentary, addresses head on the reality of
global warming, caused by the burning of fossil fuels, coal, oil and gas, its attendant dangers
in the form of carbon dioxide emissions---and presents genuine and workable solutions
emphasizing that the use of renewable energy – solar, wind, biomass and geothermal, are
viable alternatives to our dependence on fossil fuels From the vantage points of world-
renowned scientists, environmental activists, physicians, financial advisers, designers,
builders, coal miners and others, the global warming debate unfolds. In addition, inner city
and suburban consumers in America, Germany and Japan, share their positive experiences
with solar-powered housing. Focusing on the critical role of the built environment since it uses
two-thirds to one-half the nation's electricity
Production: Casey Coates Danson
Writer: Elinor Jewett