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Former US Vice President Al Gore to attend the Zurich Film Festival



Former US Vice President Al Gore to attend the Zurich Film Festival and present AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER

Former US Vice President Gore will attend and present AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER, the long awaited follow-up to AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, on Sunday October 8th at the Corso Cinema. 

A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy.

Cameras follow him behind the scenes – in moments both private and public, funny and poignant – as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with human ingenuity and passion.

ZFF Co-Directors Nadja Schildknecht and Karl Spoerri comment “We are proud to welcome Al Gore, one of the most globally influential politicians, environmental activists and Nobel Prize winners of recent years. AN INCOVENIENT TRUTH was a truly powerful and impactful movie and we respect his continued efforts to inform and inspire audiences around the world.  We are delighted to be able to screen AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER.”

About Al Gore
Former Vice President Al Gore is co-founder and chairman of Generation Investment Management. He is a senior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and a member of Apple, Inc.’s board of directors. Gore spends the majority of his time as chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a non-profit organization he founded that is focused on solutions for the global climate crisis.

Gore was elected to the US House of Representatives in 1976, 1978, 1980 and 1982 and the US Senate in 1984 and 1990. He was inaugurated as the 45th Vice President of the United States on January 20, 1993, and served eight years.

He is the author of the bestsellers “Earth in the Balance”, “An Inconvenient Truth”, “The Assault on Reason”, “Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis”, and most recently, “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change”. He was the 2007 Nobel Prize Laureate for “informing the world of the dangers posed by climate change.”  Former Vice President Gore was born on March 31, 1948, and resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER will be released in Switzerland by Paramount Pictures – German Switzerland: October 12, 2017 / Romandie: October 11, 2017


 

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