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“Guardians Of The Earth” – receives international support and funding

We are very very happy about the support and final production funding of our independent documentary film GUARDIANS OF THE EARTH about the historic COP21 Climate Change Negotiations by Austrian Film Institute, German Federal Film Board, Austrian Public Broadcast ORF, German Public Broadcast BR, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, DFFF, as well as the German Misereor Stiftung.

festival & press kit

After 21 years of continuous failure in UN climate change negotiations 195 nations, 20.000 worldwide negotiators meet at a private airport shielded by the military in the north of Paris for a last attempt to save our planet. Behind closed doors these delegates have to agree on the first global climate change agreement that shall operate for the next decades and be a milestone in multirateral diplomacy. An agreement that will impact each human on earth, born or unborn. A negotiation that will decide if we as a species can survive.

“Guardians of the Earth” shows the battle towards this monumental agreement through the perspective of major players as the head of the UNFCCC, the fossil fuel exporting countries and the most vulnerable states to climate change.

Unreleased footage gives insight into the process behind closed doors and reveals the conflict of a globalized society: the dilemma between solidarity versus national self-interest – a fight between economic growth and massive loss of lives. As sea levels keep rising, glaciers are melting, heat-waves, droughts and Super-Typhoons become more frequent – time is running out to act – climate change is our reality.

While showing the complex progress to the final success of the agreement, the film also exposes the crucial question for the viewer: Can mankind unite to challenge the biggest threat of our times?

Development supported by European Commission – MEDIA/Creative Europe, Austrian Film Institute, Heinrich Böll Stiftung
Cross Media Platform supported by Austrian Ministry for Arts, Education and Culture – BMUKK

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United Nations Climate Summit 2014

director: Filip Antoni Malinowski
script: Filip Antoni Malinowski, Ari Yehudit Richter, Carlo Pisani
cinematography: Börres Weiffenbach, Jakob Fuhr, Attila Boa
editing: Frank Brummundt
sound: Helge Ole Haack, Peter Rösner, Sergey Martynyuk
producer: Jürgen Karasek, Filip A. Malinowski, Inka Dewitz, Michael Bogar

in co-production with Perfectshotfilms Berlin

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