24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
An Unpleasant Young Voice: Video Footage of Speeches by Young Activists
Commented video screening and discussion
A look at public speeches by the young climate activists Greta Thunberg, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, and Yeb Saño, their influence within the global climate movement, their representation in the media, and their political influence.
Photo: Markus Spiske
Co-founder of DUHA – Friends of the Earth, where in the 1990s he led an energetic campaign including events aimed at terminating work on the Temelín nuclear power plant. From 2003 to 2005, he led the Czech Green Party. He then began working for Greenpeace as a leader of their climate campaign in Eastern Europe, and later conducted a global campaign for nuclear energy and climate change from Amsterdam. As a specialist in radiation protection, he led the Greenpeace team of experts in Fukushima. He is now in charge of Greenpeace’s strategy for organizational development in Amsterdam.
Finnish activist. Leads Greenpeace campaigns in Finland with a focus on climate change and forests. She has 20 years of experience as an environmental activist and campaigner. She worked to protect some of Europe’s northernmost forests and has also focused on climate solutions. She seeks cultural and social change leading to long-term sustainability of life on the planet.
Ivona N. Remundová
She studied political science at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague. She has been actively involved in the non-profit sector for a long time (Amnesty International CR, the Czech Republic against Poverty campaign, the No Bases Initiative). Since April 2017, she works at the Institute of Documentary Film as one of the coordinators of the KineDok project and collaborates on documentary screenplays.