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Sundance Review: 'How to Change the World' is a Rousing History of Greenpeace

Sundance Review: 'How to Change the World' is a Rousing History of Greenpeace

In "How to Change The World," director Jerry Rothwell unearths extraordinary footage to tell a story about fighting for a cause — both by outlining the terms of the fight and the people engaged in it. As an organization, Greenpeace has been fighting for maintaining Earth’s natural environments for decades. Yet while it's in 40 different countries, and emboldened by almost three million supporters, the organization originally began with a group of hippies protesting nuclear bomb testing in Vancouver. From this starting point, documentarian Rothwell ("Donor Unknown, "Deep Water") explores the origin story of one of the most influential activist movements in history. "How to Change the World" structures its story around five steps to leaving a truly lasting impact on the world. Told through the writings of journalist-turned-activist Robert "Bob" Hunter, the reluctant leader of the movement. The writings are narrated by Emmy-winning actor...

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