Climate Change Film ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ Gets A Sequel

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2007 file photo, former Vice President Al Gore acknowledges spectators in front of a poster of his starring documentary film "An Inconvenient Truth" on global warming before its screening during the Japan Premier at a theater in Tokyo. Gore's climate change documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth," is getting a sequel. Paramount Pictures said Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, the follow-up to the Oscar-winning original will premiere at next January's Sundance Film Festival. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2007 file photo, former Vice President Al Gore acknowledges spectators in front of a poster of his starring documentary film "An Inconvenient Truth" on global warming before its screening during the Japan Premier at a theater in Tokyo. Gore's climate change documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth," is getting a sequel. Paramount Pictures said Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, the follow-up to the Oscar-winning original will premiere at next January's Sundance Film Festival. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

LOS ANGELES — Al Gore's climate change documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth," is getting a sequel.

Paramount Pictures said Friday the follow-up to the Oscar-winning original will premiere at next January's Sundance Film Festival.

In the new documentary, former Vice President Gore examines global warming's escalation and the solutions at hand, Paramount said.

In a statement, Gore called for a re-dedication to solving what he called the climate crisis and said there are reasons to be hopeful.

He met this week with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss the topic and termed the meeting productive. Several days later, Trump picked Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a climate-change denier, as head of the Environmental Protection Agency.

The Sundance festival said it will feature other films and events about environmental change and conservation.

Dec. 9, 2016 9:37 PM ESTAP

 
 

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