We’re not sure if Redford’s character in All is Lost spent much time visiting the ocean floors, but he might have noticed that some fish friends were absent. Louie Psihoyos blasted into public consciousness with single issue/Oscar winning docu The Cove and his “sequel” promises to stir up auds and promisingly address issues that the Al Gore docu An Inconvenient Truth mysteriously left out. The problem with damn documentary filmmakers are productions don’t have clear “end” dates – and while mention of the project initially began in 2012, we could be another year away from The Heist materializing into the high buzz docu it promises to be. In the mean time…stick to eating plants.
Gist: Written by Mark Monroe, although largely ignored by the media and politicians, collapsing biodiversity critically undermines society. Our civilization is founded on planet earth’s ecosystems. As species are lost, ecosystems change. Lose too many species and the change could be catastrophic for humanity. We have to preserve enough wild spaces for other creatures to thrive.
Production Co./Producers: Olivia Ahnemann & Insurgent Media’s Fisher Stevens
Prediction: Out-of-competition Documentary Premiere would best fit this item.
U.S. Distributor: Rights Available