The story of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is told through compelling, never-before-seen footage in this intimate documentary from Swedish director Nathan Grossman. Starting with her one-person school strike for climate action outside the Swedish Parliament, Grossman follows Greta—a shy student with Asperger’s—in her rise to prominence and her galvanizing global impact as she sparks school strikes around the world. The film culminates with her extraordinary wind-powered voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York City.
Digital conversation with Director/Cinematographer Nathan Grossman, moderated by Kristen Lopez, TV Editor at IndieWire. Closed-captioned and ASL interpreted.
Nathan Grossman, Director/Cinematographer
Nathan Grossman is a Swedish documentary filmmaker and photographer whose work often explores environmental issues. A graduate of the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts, Grossman began his career as a photographer for Rolling Stone India before shifting his focus to film. Grossman gained global attention for his 2015 short film THE TOASTER CHALLENGE, which received over 15 million views. In 2017, he completed KÖTTETS LUSTAR, his first full-length TV series for public broadcaster SVT about the growing meat consumption in Sweden. The series was also nominated for a Kristallen television award for best factual program of the year.