New York, NY (November 5, 2021) – TIME Studios, Trevor Noah’s Day Zero Productions, Sugar23 and P&G Studios introduced right now that the well timed local weather change documentary, FROM DEVIL’S BREATH, will be a part of The Tipping Level documentary collection from Trevor Noah that explores the quickly shifting developments throughout our tradition which might be promising to reshape our world. Along with airing inside The Tipping Level, the groundbreaking movie accomplished an Oscar-qualifying theatrical launch and has screened as a part of the IDA Documentary Screening Collection, a curated assortment of essentially the most acclaimed documentary movies of the yr.
From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Orlando von Einsiedel (THE WHITE HELMETS, VIRUNGA) and producer Leonardo DiCaprio, FROM DEVIL’S BREATH tells the unlikely first-person story of two outstanding narratives that come crashing collectively; the extraordinary group of survivors of the lethal 2017 wildfires in Portugal, combating to make sure what they’ve lived by way of can by no means occur once more; and a revolutionary, world-changing scientific discovery which may assist shield us all from the local weather emergency.
Different notable contributors to the movie embrace Emmy®-nominated composer Patrick Jonsson and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer/photojournalist, Lynsey Addario. 5 time Brit Award-winning and double Grammy® Award-nominated BASTILLE wrote the unique music HOPE FOR THE FUTURE particularly for the movie.
Jennifer Davisson and Phillip Watson of Appian Method and Ian Orefice and Alexandra Johnes of TIME Studios function Govt Producers. Leonardo DiCaprio produces alongside Emmy® and BAFTA-winning Chloe Leland and two-time Emmy®-nominated Harri Grace.
“As a father with a younger son, this was a deeply emotional movie to make. Witnessing first hand how the local weather emergency is destroying numerous lives has left a visceral mark on me and compelled me to suppose arduous concerning the world we’re constructing. On the identical time nevertheless, this was additionally an enormously inspiring movie to make. Seeing the resilience of individuals like Nadia Piázza and Vitor Neves rebuilding their lives after unimaginable tragedy, and studying concerning the potential of the restoration motion to be a key a part of the answer to the challenges of the local weather disaster, has stuffed me up with optimism. I’m very pleased with the movie we now have made and thrilled to be partnering with TIME Studios and the group at Appian Method to launch it into the world” mentioned von Einsiedel.
“Collaborating with Orlando on FROM DEVIL’S BREATH was a chance I couldn’t move up. This vital story is gripping, highly effective and well timed, and I’m proud to be a part of it,” mentioned Leonardo DiCaprio. “Our planet is going through an simple local weather disaster and my hope is that this movie will spark dialog, encourage us to take motion, and assist unite us to rewild our future.”
FROM DEVIL’S BREATH is poised to interact audiences past the movie by way of a social impression marketing campaign amplifying the work of movie contributor Dr. Tom Crowther and his newly launched free on-line platform for international restoration, Restor platform. Solely a fraction of nature restoration tasks have lasting impression. Small groups, working alone, lack the information, monitoring instruments and resource-sharing wanted to succeed – Restor will change all that. Backed by the United Nations and World Financial Discussion board, Restor is just like the Google Maps for Nature – it connects audiences with frontline restoration tasks world wide, bridging the hole between local weather crises and nature-based options. For the primary time, main scientific datasets are on the fingertips of conservationists, serving to native data gas international change. The impression marketing campaign is produced by the award-winning Undertaking Affect group behind earlier Cinema For Peace prize and Sundance Viewers Alternative Award winners, and can launch alongside the movie this Fall at COP26.
“We passionately really feel that FROM DEVIL BREATH’S story couldn’t be extra vital and well timed. It highlights the essential human want for efficient, knowledgeable restoration and conservation of our pure world, alongside a swift international halt in fossil gas utilization. It instantly connects why our house is burning to how we select to revive nature and illuminates an emergency exit signal within the darkness of the local weather emergency. We hope that, by way of this highly effective human story of on a regular basis individuals, the movie will encourage actual, tangible motion and empower audiences in all places” mentioned Leland. “We CAN change the longer term if we unite, share our abilities and do that proper. The instruments are all there. We simply must seize them.”
“FROM DEVIL’S BREATH is likely one of the most riveting first-person tales about local weather change and what may be finished to have an effect on the longer term, and we’re thrilled and honored to current the movie as a part of The Tipping Level,” mentioned Ian Orefice of TIME Studios.