2040 US Virtual Screenings

2040 US Premiere // Fri, June 26th 2020// Q&A

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2040 US Virtual Theatrical Premiere & Q&A


Join us for a truly inspirational premiere of 2040 in partnership with The New Republic. Award-winning director Damon Gameau embarks on a journey to explore what the future could look like by 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions that exist today. Watch the film then join director Damon Gameau, visionary environmentalist Paul Hawken, preeminent economist Kate Raworth, energy access specialist Neel Tamhane, and host journalist Kate Aronoff (The New Republic), discussing this message of hope for our planet.

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This ticket includes access to a FREE Q&A on Fri June 26th at 7.30pm EST/ 4.30pm PT. This ticket allows you to watch the film at any time you like ahead of the live Q&A.


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Meet the experts who feature in 2040, and learn about their innovative solutions to the climate crisis.


Guest Speakers:


Director, Damon Gameau



Damon is an award-winning writer, director, author and activist. In 2015, he released his debut feature documentary 'That Sugar Film' , which broke Australian box office records, was released in 25 territories and picked up a host of awards around the world. He also authored a companion book, 'That Sugar Book', which was a best seller in Australia, is published in 20 countries and translated into 8 languages. Damon’s latest feature documentary ‘2040’ recently become one of Australia’s highest grossing documentaries of all time and is currently being released internationally. His accompanying book ‘2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration’ is published by Pan Macmillan. An in-demand thought leader and keynote speaker, Damon has received numerous accolades for his work, including a nomination for NSW Australian of the Year in 2020.


Paul Hawken



Paul Hawken starts ecological businesses, writes about nature and commerce, and consults with

heads of state and CEOs on climatic, economic and ecological regeneration. He has appeared on

numerous media including the Today Show, Talk of the Nation, Bill Maher, and Charlie Rose, and

has been profiled or featured in hundreds of articles including the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek,

Washington Post, and Business Week. He has written eight books including five national and

NYT bestsellers: Growing a Business, The Ecology of Commerce, Blessed Unrest, and

Drawdown (2017). He is published in 50 countries and 30 languages. His latest book, Drawdown,

The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming debuted April 18,

2017 as a NYT bestseller and is currently in fourteen other languages. He is the founder of

Project Drawdown, which works with over two hundred scholars, students, scientists,

researchers, and activists to map, measure, and model the one hundred most substantive

solutions that can cumulatively reverse global warming by reducing and sequestering greenhouse

gases. He is currently creating Regeneration, Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation.


Kate Raworth



Kate Raworth is an economist focused on making economics fit for the 21st century. Her book Doughnut Economics: seven ways to think like a 21st century economist is an international bestseller that has been translated into 18 languages, and was long-listed for the 2017 Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year award. She is co-founder of Doughnut Economics Action Lab, working with cities, business, communities, governments and educators to turn Doughnut Economics from a radical idea into transformative action. She teaches at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute and is Professor of Practice at Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.


Neel Tamhane



Neel Tamhane is a decentralised energy access specialist working with ME SOLshare in Bangladesh. A World Economic Forum Global Shaper, Neel has worked with various renewable energy social enterprises to incorporate design thinking and build solutions with a more user-centred designed approach. He is constantly on the search for new innovative solutions that can help improve our lives and make them more sustainable.


Host, Kate Aronoff



Kate Aronoff is a staff writer at The New Republic. She is the co-editor, with Michael

Kazin and Peter Dreier, of We Own the Future (The New Press), the co-author of A

Planet To Win (Verso), with Alyssa Battistoni, Daniel Aldana Cohen and Thea

Riofrancos, as well as the author of Overheated (Bold Type Books, 2021).


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Award-winning director Damon Gameau (That Sugar Film) embarks on a journey to explore what the

future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to

us to improve our planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream. Structured as a visual letter

to his 4-year-old daughter, Damon blends traditional documentary with dramatised sequences and

high-end visual effects to create a vision board of how these solutions could regenerate the world

for future generations.

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    92 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    Australia
  • Director
    Damon Gameau
  • Screenwriter
    Damon Gameau
  • Producer
    Nick Batzias, Anna Kaplan, Virginia Whitwell, Damon Gameau
  • Executive Producer
    Ian Darling, Malinda Wink, Mark Monroe, Paul Wiegard, Will Gammon, Justin Baird
  • Cast
    Damon Gameau, Eva Lazzaro, Zoë Gameau, Angela Pippos, Fay Abromwich, Martin Hoggart, Marbee Kaelin, Helena Tamboer, Sharon Lawrie, Lin Thi, Tobias Mambwe, Pallavi Sharda, Suzanne Walker, Petra Yared, Warwick Sadler
  • Cinematographer
    Hugh Miller
  • Editor
    Jane Usher
  • Production Design
    Luke Bubb, Carrie Kennedy
  • Music
    Bryony Marks