Kino Lorber Releases How to Change the World on DVD
New York, NY - March 21, 2016 - Kino Lorber is proud to announce the DVD release of How to Change the World, a documentary by Jerry Rothwell about environmentalist Robert Hunter and the formation of Greenpeace told through interviews with key members of the organization and access to rare archival footage that captures the origins of the modern environmental movement.
How to Change the World will be released on DVD on April 5, 2016, with a SRP of $29.95 and bonus features including additional scenes and the trailer. The film will have its U.S. television premiere when it airs on Pivot on April 13th, at 7 p.m. ET.
The film won the Environmental Award at the Reykjavik International Film Festival, Sheffield Green Award at the Sheffield International Documentary Festival, and the Pare Lorentz Award from the International Documentary Association, and was nominated for Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema-Documentary category at the Sundance Film Festival (where it also won the World Doc Special Jury Award for Editing), Best Documentary at the British International Film Awards, Audience Award at the Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival (IDFA), Audience Award at Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival, and was nominated for Best Canadian Documentary by the Vancounver Film Critics Circle.
How to Change the World chronicles the gripping story of the formation of the modern environmental movement with access to dramatic footage that has not been seen for over 40 years. The unmissable film tells the fascinating story of eco-hero Robert Hunter and his part in the creation of what we now know as the global organization that is Greenpeace. Alongside a group of like-minded and idealistic young friends in the 1970s, Hunter would be instrumental in altering the way we now look at the world and our place within it.
HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD
Director: Jerry Rothwell
DVD Street Date: April 5, 2016
DVD SRP: $29.95
DVD UPC: 7338329203603
Additional Scenes, Trailer
1.85, 16x9 | 110 minutes | English | 5.1 Surround | Color