2040
On Screen
Film On Demand

2040

in partnership with Science on Screen®
February 11 - 17 Ticket Info

An accessible, informative and optimistic look at a possible future if we embrace today's best solutions to the climate crisis.

Convergence

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When you rent the film, you will have through Wed, Feb 17 to watch it.
$8 public; $5 Dartmouth employees; Free for Hop Members & Dartmouth students. Become a member today >

Available to rent starting Thu, Feb 11.

Motivated by his 4-year-old daughter and concern for the planet she will inherit, Damon Gameau embarks on a global journey to meet the innovators and change makers pioneering the best solutions already available to improve the health of our planet and societies. Inspired by these discoveries and guided by the many children he consults with along the way, Damon interweaves dramatic sequences and high-end visual effects to conjure a positive portrait of what 'could be' instead of the dystopian future so often presented. 
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​​Aimed at a broad audience that includes children and their parents, serious information is delivered with irreverence and humour. Experts are shrunk into scenes to emphasize a point, animation makes the invisible visible and visual effects show how scaling these solutions by 2040 will positively impact our lives and our planet. This rich visual approach combined with the structure of an intimate letter to a daughter from her father ensures the film is both entertaining and educational, with the end goal being to inspire action and change. 

​​This is the narrative the next generation needs to see, to aspire to and to believe is possible. D: Damon Gameau, AUS, 2019, 1h32m

Programmed as part of the Energy Convergence hosted by the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy & Society. This film is also programmed as part of our "Because Science" series, which explores how science, technology, engineering and medicine impact people's everyday lives.

An initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

In partnership with Science on Screen®

When & how can I watch the film?

All Hop films are now presented virtually and on demand through Eventive. Once you rent the film, you will have until the last date listed below to watch it.
See our step-by-step instructions and FAQ for more information.

Feb 11
Thursday
Virtual Event: Eventive 1h32m Available to rent starting Thu, Feb 11.
Feb 12
Friday
Virtual Event: Eventive 1h32m Available to rent starting Thu, Feb 11.
Feb 13
Saturday
Virtual Event: Eventive 1h32m Available to rent starting Thu, Feb 11.
Feb 14
Sunday
Virtual Event: Eventive 1h32m Available to rent starting Thu, Feb 11.
Feb 15
Monday
Virtual Event: Eventive 1h32m Available to rent starting Thu, Feb 11.
Feb 16
Tuesday
Virtual Event: Eventive 1h32m Available to rent starting Thu, Feb 11.
Feb 17
Wednesday
Virtual Event: Eventive 1h32m Available to rent starting Thu, Feb 11.
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