A Clean Energy Revolution

Filmmaker James Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier across the US. Unlikely entrepreneurs in communities from Georgetown, TX to Buffalo, NY reveal pioneering clean energy solutions while James’ discovery of how clean energy works, and what it means at a personal level, becomes the audiences’ discovery too.

Reaching well beyond a great story of technology and innovation, “Happening” explores issues of human resilience, social justice, embracing the future, and finding hope for our survival.

Director(s): James Redford
Script: James Redford
Production: Nancy Abraham, James Redford, Todd Clayton Chaffee, James Langer, Neda Nobari Foundation, Jeff Ubben, Laurie Ubben, Jill Tidman, HBO, Sheila Nevins, Jesse Weinraub, Jonathan White, Cassandra Jabola
Music: Sean Hayes
Actors: Ray Mabus, Lisa Jackson, James Redford, Matthew Nordan, Lena Redford, Eric Lyons, Dave Ramm, Dale Ross, Emily Kirsch, Peter Cutler, Esmeralda Jimenez, Clarke Locker, Eddie Jones, Maxine Murphy, Jim Egan, Gia Schneider, Abe Schneider, Ryan Burr, Daniel Townsend, Brian Besold, Stephen Berberich, Angelina Galiteva, Debbie Dooley, Sarah Wolfe, Doug Parks, Simon Anderson, Jessica Scott, Chris Brooks, Pat Spearman, Paul Anderson
Year: 2017
Duration: 71 min
Our age recommendation: 12
Language (audio): English
Country of origin: United States
Shooting Locations: United States
Screening rights: HBO ()

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Main topic(s): Energy
Secondary topics: renewables innovation climate politics resiliance
Mentions: energy transition solar energy wind energy hydropower clean energy climate march The Redford Center
Topic Page(s): Energy

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