Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie

Run Time:
93 min
Sturla Gunnarsson
Plot Summary

David Suzuki, iconic Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster and activist delivers a ‘last lecture’ – what he describes as “a distillation of my life and thoughts, my legacy, what I want to say before I die”. The film interweaves the lecture with scenes from the places and events in Suzuki’s life – creating a biography of ideas – forged by the major social, scientific and cultural events of the past 70 years.

Festivals and Awards

Toronto International Film Festival, Canada, September 2010

Environmental Film Festival – Washington DC, USA, March 2011

Canadian Front – MoMA, USA, March 2011

Minneapolis St.Paul International Film Festival, USA, April 2011

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, USA, April 2011

Strawberry Earth Film Festival, The Netherlands, June 2011

Moscow International Film Festival, Russia, June 2011

Maine International Film Festival, USA, July 2011

Monterrey Film Festival, Mexico, August 2011

National Cinematheque, Mexico, September 2011

Sofia Green Film Festival, Bulgaria, September 2011

Reykjavik Film Festival, Iceland, September 2011

Norrkoping Film Festival, Sweden, October 2011

X Baikal International Film Festival, Siberia, October 2011