I Am Greta

I Am Greta

I Am Greta

Documentary charting the rise of Greta Thunberg, the 15-year-old student on the autism spectrum whose protest for action against the coming climate crisis started with one sign. Now, she's a world-famous activist heading a global movement.

2020Rating: Exempt97 minsSweden
Documentary
Director:
Nathan Grossman (feature debut)
Cast:
Greta Thunberg

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I Am Greta / Reviews

A.V. Club

A.V. Club

That tension - between what Thunberg feels driven to accomplish and how draining it is for her - sets I Am Greta apart from the typical issue doc.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

I Am Greta warrants a recommendation purely on the basis of Thunberg herself, whose formidable passion and disarming humanity shine through in every frame.

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Film Threat

Film Threat

A humanistic examination of this young activist.

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Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand

With any luck, this film will help bring Thunberg back into the conversation...

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Stuff

Stuff

If you’re looking for a witness statement or polemic on the climate change perils facing humanity a la David Attenborough’s recent Netflix effort A Life On Our Planet, you’re going to be sorely disappointed. This isn’t that kind of a documentary.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

A close-up, behind-the-headlines portrait of a passionately committed, media-savvy young woman.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

I Am Greta" is intent on reminding people that she's really just a kid who has a big dream. The key, of course, is that Thunberg's dream, by its very nature, has no time to waste.

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Variety

Variety

As a portrait of the girl behind the cause, it's cautious and rarely illuminating, speckled with moments of domestic intimacy that nonetheless feel carefully vetted.

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The Times

The Times

A fascinating "year in the life of" the eco warrior Greta Thunberg...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Despite being a valuable reminder of Thunberg's idealism and unselfconscious courage, the film doesn't entirely work.

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Collider

Collider

Nathan Grossman's documentary about Greta Thunberg is by turns both inspiring and infuriating.

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