IN PHOTOS: ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ premieres in PH

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IN PHOTOS: ‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ premieres in PH
The documentary will be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma and Glorietta 4) starting August 30, 2017

MANILA, Philippines – The much-awaited follow-up to Nobel laureate Al Gore’s award-winning 2006 documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, premiered in the Philippines on Monday night, August 28.

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power reminds the world what can happen when regular citizens take a stand. The film showcases Climate Reality Leadership Corps trainings, where people from all walks of life come to work with Gore and other experts, learning key climate science and gaining the skills to lead their communities in the fight for climate solutions.

The film also highlights what happened behind the scenes during the historic climate change conference in Paris in 2015. It shows how some countries are transitioning to renewable energy.

Among the personalities who graced the premiere screening were Senator Loren Legarda, Senator Risa Hontiveros, Sec Emmanuel de Guzman of the Climate Change Commission, and Deputy Head of Mission of the French Embassy in Philippines Laurent Le Godec.

Media practioners and advocates participated in a panel discussion moderated by MovePH editor Voltaire Tupaz after the documentary was shown. Members of the panel included broadcast journalist Atom Araullo, Greenpeace Philippines executive director Yeb Saño, Caritas Philippines executive secretary Fr Edu Gariguez, Climate Reality Project Philippines country manager Rodne Galicha, and Climate Reality Leader John Leonard Chan.

The Climate Reality Project also recognized Araullo (ABS-CBN), Tupaz (Rappler), Howie Severino (GMA 7), and Imelda Visaya Abano (Philippine Network of Environmental Journalists). 

Below are some of the images from the premiere night.

ountry Manager Rodne Galicha, MovePH Editor Voltaire Tupaz, and Climate Reality Leader John Leonard Chan during the program. 

Here are some photos from the event: 

SPECIAL MESSAGE. According to Al Gore, hundred percent of the proceeds from the screening of the documentary will fund future Climate Project Reality trainings. All photos by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

ADVOCATE. On the occasion of the National Heroes' Day, Senator Loren Legarda encourages the audience to 'let the hero in us be heard'

MESSAGE OF SUPPORT. Laurent Le Godec, Deputy Head of Mission of the French Embassy in Philippines, shares his message of unity and support for the Philippines, a country vulnerable to the impacts of climate change

PREMIERE SCREENING. Climate Reality Project Country Manager Rodne Galicha welcomes the audiencde to the premiere screening of the documentary in the Philippines

OPTIMISTIC. Senator Risa Hontiveros calls on  Filipino citizens to continue the fight against climate change

HOPEFUL. Panelists share their messages of hope in the nation's fight against climate change.

MEDIA CLIMATE CHAMPION. The Climate Reality Project acknowledges MovePH editor Voltaire Tupaz as one of its media champions in raising awareness about climate issues

MEDIA'S ROLE. In a panel discussion, broadcast journalist Atom Araullo says that in the fight against climate change, journalists have the responsibility not only to learn how to connect the dots but also to convey the bigger picture

YOLANDA SURVIVOR. John Leonard Chan, a Climate Reality Leader from Tacloban, recounts his experience meeting Al Gore, sharing his story of survival with the former US Vice President

CHURCH'S ROLE. Fr Edu Gariguez, the executive secretary of Caritas Philippines, says the church is one with the nation in the fight against climate change

RENEWABLE ENERGY. Greenpeace PH Executive Director Yeb Saño says he is optimistic the Philippines can run its economy on a hundred-percent renewable energy

NOW SHOWING. 'An Inconvenient Sequel' will be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma and Glorietta 4) starting August 30, 2017

The movie, which is distributed by Columbia Pictures, will be shown exclusively at Ayala Malls Cinemas (Trinoma and Glorietta 4) starting August 30, 2017.

For blocked screening requests in other areas, please contact Climate Reality Project Philippines through e-mail: philippines@climatereality.com– Rappler.com

 

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