Published On: Wed, Aug 3rd, 2016

Climate change feature documentary by Leonardo DiCaprio



National Geographic has obtained the universal rights to an unnamed climate change facet documentary which is set to produce by Fisher Stevens and Hollywood eminent actor Leonardo DiCaprio. The television company determines to launch the movie in cinemas crosswise New York and Los Angeles in October, pursued by a worldwide premiere on National Geographic Channels wide-reaching, previous to the US election in November.

The movie shows a description of how society can put off the end of dying out species, ecosystems, and native communities crosswise the world. In addition to it might be the similar one for which DiCaprio came to India. The Wolf of Wall Street artist allegedly shot segments of the documentary on climate change in the country all through October previous year.

In the movie, DiCaprio interviews people from each part of society, in both developing and developed nations, who give their opinions on what should be done at present – and in the upcoming future – to change our economic and political systems into environmentally-friendly institutions. DiCaprio, who began his career by appearing in television commercials, after which he had recurring roles in various television series such as the soap opera, Santa Barbara, and the sitcom, Growing Pains, continued by saying that “Climate change is the most fundamental threat facing our planet,” DiCaprio, who has been nominated for six Academy Awards—five for acting and one for producing—and in 2016, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor for The Revenant, further added by saying about the movie. “We must work together as a collective voice to demand major action now as our survival depends on it. This documentary translates the symptoms and solutions of climate change before the information is distorted, as it often is, by those with a financial interest in fossil fuel production.”

The documentary focuses on the US President Barack Obama, past US president Bill Clinton, secretary of state John Kerry, United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon and Pope Francis and also top NASA researchers. CEO, Courteney Monroe told “National Geographic has a long history of inspiring others to care about the planet,”

The venture has been co-produced by Brett Ratner, James Packer, Jennifer Davisson and Trevor Davidoski, whereas the executive producer is Martin Scorsese. NatGeo as well proclaimed that the channel and National Geographic Studios will associate with Katie Couric to produce a two-hour documentary with the operational name Gender Revolution, an in detail gaze at the character of genetics, brain chemistry and contemporary culture on gender variability.


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.