How to Let Go of – and Change – the World

Filmmaker Josh Fox discusses the ‘Let Go and Love’ tour and the upcoming HBO premiere of his award-winning film.

Josh Fox is a writer, director and environmental activist, as well as the founder and artistic director of the International WOW Company, a film and theater organization in New York City. Best known for his Oscar-nominated documentary, GASLAND (2010), Fox screened the film’s sequel GASLAND II at the 23rd Annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. His new film HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD (AND LOVE ALL THE THINGS CLIMATE CAN’T CHANGE) premiered worldwide at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and had its DC premiere at DCEFF 2016. The film screened on the Festival’s closing night and received the 2016 Documentary Award for Environmental Advocacy.

 

 

Since our DC premiere at DCEFF 2016, we‘ve toured HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD (AND LOVE ALL THE THINGS CLIMATE CAN’T CHANGE) across the country to over 50 frontline communities as part of our LET GO AND LOVE Tour, and what we see everywhere we go is that communities are doing more than just fighting fossil fuel development in their own backyards. They’re coming together to build something better.

 

 

Our government has known the science on climate change for over 30 years, yet they’re still approving new fossil fuel development like fracked gas power plants and pipelines, offshore fracking, tar sands development and more. In this void of leadership, climate warriors from all over the world have stood up to defend their communities and the planet. We need you to do the same.

On June 27th the film will debut on HBO and we’re asking folks to bring their communities together to watch the film.

I will be leading a live video chat after the premiere to talk about how we can stop the expansion of fossil fuels, transition to 100% renewable energy and work together to ensure our society is more loving, so that we can face the challenging times ahead.

I urge you to sign up to host a house party screening! Join the conversation and take action.

 

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