I Am Greta

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I Am Greta
I Am Greta film poster.png
Official release poster
Directed byNathan Grossman
Produced by
  • Fredrik Heinig
  • Cecilia Nessen
StarringGreta Thunberg
CinematographyNathan Grossman
Edited by
  • Charlotte Landelius
  • Hanna Lejonqvist
Music by
Production
companies
  • B-Reel Films
Distributed by
Release date
  • 3 September 2020 (2020-09-03) (Venice)
  • 16 October 2020 (2020-10-16) (United Kingdom & Germany)
  • 13 November 2020 (2020-11-13) (United States)
  • 20 November 2020 (2020-11-20) (Sweden)
Running time
97 minutes[1]
Countries
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Germany
Languages
  • English
  • Swedish
Box office$313,963[2]

I Am Greta is a 2020 internationally co-produced documentary film directed by Nathan Grossman, following climate change activist Greta Thunberg. The film had its world premiere at the 77th Venice International Film Festival on 3 September 2020, and was released on Hulu on 13 November 2020.

Production[edit]

In December 2019, it was announced Nathan Grossman would direct the film documenting Greta Thunberg, with Hulu distributing.[3]

Release[edit]

I Am Greta had its world premiere at the 77th Venice International Film Festival on 3 September 2020.[4] It also screened at the Toronto International Film Festival on 11 September 2020[5][6] and at the Filmfest Hamburg on 3 October 2020.[7] The film was released in the United Kingdom and Germany on 16 October 2020 by Dogwoof and Filmwelt.[8] It was released in the United States on 13 November 2020.[9]

Reception[edit]

On the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 79% based on 81 reviews, with an average rating of 7/10. The website's critics consensus reads, "Audiences might not learn anything new from I Am Greta, but its stirring chronicle of the young activist's efforts is inspiring."[10] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 69 out of 100, based on 20 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greta". Venice Film Festival. 21 July 2020. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  2. ^ "I Am Greta (2020)". The Numbers. Nash Information Services. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (16 December 2019). "Greta Thunberg Documentary Set At Hulu, Chronicling Climate Activist's Global Rise". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  4. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (28 July 2020). "Venice Film Festival 2020: Competition Light On Studios, Strong On Global Arthouse & Women Directors – Full List". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  5. ^ "I Am Greta". Toronto International Film Festival. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  6. ^ Grater, Tom (25 August 2020). "Toronto Sets Talks With Halle Berry, Claire Denis & Barry Jenkins; Adds David Oyelowo, Matthew Heineman Films". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  7. ^ "I am Greta on Filmfest Hamburg". Filmfest Hamburg. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  8. ^ Ravindran, Manori (4 September 2020). "Greta Thunberg Hulu Doc Gets European, North American Theatrical Release (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 12 September 2020.
  9. ^ Hersko, Tyler (10 September 2020). "'I Am Greta' Trailer: Hulu Doc Follows Young Climate Change Activist". IndieWire. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
  10. ^ "I Am Greta (2020)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 17 March 2021.
  11. ^ "I Am Greta Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 5 December 2020.

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