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Tomorrow's Power

"Tomorrow's Power" showcases three communities around the world and their responses to economic and environmental emergencies. In the war-torn, oil-rich Arauca province in Colombia, communities have been building a peace process from the bottom up. In Germany activists are pushing the country to fully divest from fossil-fuel extraction and complete its transition to renewable energy. In Gaza health practitioners are harnessing solar power to battle daily life-threatening energy blackouts in hospitals.

"Tomorrow's Power" provides exciting insights into the everyday life of a hospital in the Gaza Strip and into the processes of a small Colombian town.

The Middle East conflict, which plays a significant role in the energy crisis in Gaza, is unfortunately portrayed in a rather one-sided and unreflected way. Also, the selection and combination of the 3 movements presented is not quite plausible and takes away something of the film's impact.

Director(s): Amy Miller
Script: Amy Miller
Production: Byron A. Martin Productions
Actors: Mohammed Al Ziyara, Dorothee Häussermann, Sonia Milena Lopez
 
Year: 2017
Duration: 76 min
Picture format: 16:9
Our age recommendation: 16
Language (audio): German, Spanish, Arabic
Language (subtitles): English
Country of origin: Canada
Shooting Locations: Germany, Colombia, Palestine
 
Screening rights: Off The Fence () | Indiecan Entertainment (Canada) | Diffusion Multi-Monde (Quebec) (Canada)

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Main topic(s): Human Potential
Secondary topics: renewables fossil fuel politics interconnection cooperation activism
Mentions: power hospital blackout Gaza CO2 Colombia energy activism Hambach Forest RWE post-growth movement sustainable protest movement
Topic Page(s): Energy Human Potential

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