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An Inconvenient Truth [2006 Documentary] by…

An Inconvenient Truth [2006 Documentary] (2006)

by Davis Guggenheim (Director, Executive Producer & Cinematography), Al Gore (Presenter)

Other authors: Lawrence Bender (Producer), Michael Brook (Original Music), Scott Z. Burns (Producer), Gwen Cassidy (Research), Jay Cassidy (Editor)9 more, Lesley Chilcott (Co-Producer), Laurie David (Producer), Bob Richman (Cinematography), Jeff Skoll (Executive Producer), Ricky Strauss (Executive Producer), Dan Swietlik (Editor), Billy West (Narration / Voice), Diane Weyermann (Executive Producer), Marianna Yarovskaya (Head of Research)

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Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences.… (more)



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  WilliamHartPhD | May 29, 2012 |
A Global Warning
  CanonCo-op | Dec 26, 2011 |
From director Davis Guggenheim, An Inconvenient Truth is a passionate and inspirational look at former Vice President Al Gore's fervent crusade to halt global warming's deadly progress by exposing the myths and misconceptions that surround it. In this intimate portrait of Gore and his "travelling global warming show," Gore comes across as never before in the media - funny, engaging, open and intent on alerting citizens to this "planetary emergency" before it's too late.

Interspersed with the bracing facts and future predictions is the story of Gore's personal journey: from an idealistic college student who first saw a massive environmental crisis looming; to a young Senator facing a harrowing family tragedy that altered his perspective; to the man who almost became President but instead returned to the most important cause of his life. With an emphasis on hope, An Inconvenient Truth ultimately shows us that global warming is no longer a political issue but rather, the biggest moral challenge facing our civilization today.

After having its U.S. debut at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and international premiere at Cannes, An Inconvenient Truth opened to rave reviews and enthusiastic audiences everywhere. A smash hit, the film went on to win Academy Awards® for Best Documentary feature and Best Song. It also became a global phenomenon, one of the highest grossing documentaries of all time with a worldwide audience estimated at 5 million people. (http://www.climatecrisis.net/an_inconvenient_truth/about_the_film.php)
  wuu | Aug 7, 2011 |
96 min. [from back cover] Former Vice President Al Gore presents an eye-opening and compelling view of the future of our planet--and our civilization--in the must-see documentary of the year. This is a wake-up call that cuts through myths and misconceptions to deliver the message that global warming is a real and present danger. An Inconvenient Truth brings home Gore's persuasive argument that we must act now to save the earth.
  resource_center | Feb 26, 2007 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Guggenheim, DavisDirector, Executive Producer & Cinematographyprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gore, AlPresentermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bender, LawrenceProducersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brook, MichaelOriginal Musicsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burns, Scott Z.Producersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cassidy, GwenResearchsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cassidy, JayEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chilcott, LesleyCo-Producersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
David, LaurieProducersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Richman, BobCinematographysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Skoll, JeffExecutive Producersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Strauss, RickyExecutive Producersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Swietlik, DanEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
West, BillyNarration / Voicesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Weyermann, DianeExecutive Producersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Yarovskaya, MariannaHead of Researchsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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This LT work is Davis Guggenheim's 2006 film, An Inconvenient Truth, which is a companion piece to Al Gore's similarly titled 2006 book. Please do not combine the book with the movie. Thank you.
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