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Race to Save the World Film & Discussion

April 22 - April 29

UUS is hosting a virtual screening of the documentary film “The Race to Save the World,” which profiles UUS member Miriam Kashia and other climate activists.

The film releases on Earth Day, and it will be available for viewing online any time Thursday, April 22 through Thursday, April 29. A discussion of the film will be held online on Sunday, May 2 at 7 p.m. The discussion will include Miriam and possibly others featured in the film.

View the film

Tickets to view the film are available online for $10, with 40% of the proceeds going to UUS.

View the film discussion

Use the following Zoom link to join the May 2, 7 p.m. film discussion:

Meeting ID: 947 6020 9795

Passcode: 507560

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+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

About the film

“The Race To Save The World” is a climate change film like no other. Instead of focusing on paralyzing facts and numbers, this inspiring feature takes a unique approach by following
passionate activists, ages 15-71, who are in the trenches fighting for a livable future. These brave climate warriors put their lives on the line to push for change, regardless of the personal cost.

Emmy award-winning filmmaker Joe Gantz brings an urgent and intimate portrait of the protests, arrests, courtroom drama and family turmoil these activists endure as they single-mindedly
focus their attention on the goal of creating a more sustainable world for future generations.

“This congregation generously supported me on my march across America with the Great March for Climate Action that is featured in the film,” said Miriam Kashia. “UUS members and friends a wonderful potluck dinner for us when we came through Iowa City, and many of you housed my Marcher friends. You will see some of them in the film. The film is not your typical gloom and doom, heartbreaking, “we’re screwed,” scary climate film. Nor is it filled with data and charts and stats that make your head spin. The RACE is dynamic, inspiring, upbeat and exciting. It’s about ordinary folks (like yours truly) who got outside their comfort zone and did something real, powerful and meaningful to make a difference about our global climate crisis.”


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