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Mar.28.2018

Film screening shares projects going on now to promote clean energy in the U.S.

The Daily Campus
By Alex Houdeshall Life The first of six documentary showings, “Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution” was screened Monday night in the Student Union Theater as part of the ongoing environmental metanoia. Directed by James Redford, the documentary explores the uses of clean energy and how they influence communities, particularly focusing on projects that are in the works right now. The documentary follows Redford as he travels around the country, exploring the various kinds of renewable energy: solar, solar thermal, wind, hydropower and micro hydropower. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE
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Feb.23.2018

HAPPENING: A Clean Energy Revolution to Be Awarded Best Environmental Film at New York WILD Film Festival

Broadway World
The feature-length documentary film, "HAPPENING: A Clean Energy Revolution," will be awarded Best Environmental Film at the fifth annual New York WILD Film Festival. Kicking off today and running through Sunday, Feb. 25, New York WILD is the first-of-its-kind annual documentary film festival in New York to showcase a spectrum of topics ranging from exploration and adventure, to wildlife, conservation and the environment, bringing all things WILD to one of the most urban cities in the world. "HAPPENING" will be screened this Sunday at The Explorers Club in New York City. Following the screening, David Kanter, assistant professor of environmental studies at NYU will host a Q&A with "HAPPENING's" award-winning director and star, James Redford. READ MORE HERE
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Jan.17.2018

Turning Hope Into Action: Changing the Story on Climate Change

HuffPost
by Jamie Redford When it comes to the topic of climate change, it’s common to hear people bemoaning America’s penchant for denial and indifference. I have a somewhat different take. With hopelessness being the predominant media message about climate change in America, denial and indifference seems understandable if not rational. If we want to change the response to climate change, we need to change the message, especially when there is real reason for hope. Today, a global revolution in clean energy is quietly underway, offering the very real possibility of avoiding the more dire climate change projections. We have to the technology. We have the economic argument. What we need now is action - for individuals, cities and businesses alike. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE
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Jan.17.2018

Redford clean energy film opens Novato Green Film Series

Marin Independent Journal
Since Fairfax filmmaker Jamie Redford’s documentary, “Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution,” aired on HBO in December, he’s had more than 100 requests for community screenings. “I’ve never had quite this strong a response for a film before,” he said. “But sometimes it’s just the right moment for a story like this.” READ FULL ARTICLE HERE
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Dec.14.2017

Clean Energy Revolution Will Usher in a 'New Normal', Says James Redford

James Redford knows that you know renewable technology will help fight climate change. But the filmmaker is also aware that you don’t really know what renewable technology actually looks like — and that there are steps regular people can make to ensure it’s universally adopted. READ MORE HERE
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Dec.14.2017

Learn the Secrets to Making a Charming First-Person Doc with 'Happening' Filmmaker James Redford

No Film School
James Redford pursued a story about climate change and clean energy in America, and discovered the best (and worst) ways to lead a first-person doc. READ MORE HERE
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Dec.11.2017

Much-Needed Hope for Planet Earth in ‘Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution’

Moyers and Company
The new documentary Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution, which premieres tonight on HBO (8:00 p.m. ET), brings good news for anyone who’s been crushed by the recent stream of headlines on climate change. Director Jamie Redford takes us on a journey to discover the green energy revolution that’s taking place in towns, cities and states across the country while underscoring issues of human resilience and social justice. READ MORE
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Dec.10.2017

HAPPENING Review: We Found The Next Great Environmental Documentary

MindBodyGreen
by Emma Loewe Equal parts educational and entertaining, Happening, premiering on HBO tomorrow, is the next great environmental documentary. Told from the perspective of filmmaker James Redford, it approaches the renewable energy revolution in a way that is easy to understand, inspiring, and humorous all at once. READ MORE
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Dec.06.2017

Why This Documentarian Is Hopeful About the Environment

Cheddar TV
HBO's "Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution" is one of the few documentaries that's actually hopeful about the environment. Filmmaker James Redford joins us to discuss what went into making his latest project. The movie is Redford's "personal journey" into discovering the jobs and profits that clean energy is creating around the country. Watch Interview Here
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Dec.06.2017

James Redford’s energy documentary is illuminating

NY POST
By Cindy Adams James Redford’s “Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution” is a documentary. It’s subtitled “Following One Man’s Journey To Discover the Leading Edge of Energy Solutions.” It’s on HBO on Monday. Writer, producer, director, chair of an environmental center, New York- educated, Utah-conditioned, he’s traveled America pioneering clean energy. He knows Al Gore, stems from “environmental parents,” and his father’s another guy named Redford, of whom you may have heard. READ MORE HERE