Distributor:  Icarus Films
Length:  55 minutes
Date:  2017
Genre:  Expository
Language:  English; French / English subtitles
Color/BW:  Color
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They're Selling the Wind

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An exploration of the carbon market's fight against global warming, a speculative, impalpable market, and sometimes irresponsible market.

They're Selling the Wind

It all began with a letter-or, more precisely, an advertisement. Along with an invoice from GAZ, the French national gas company, an accompanying coupon promised that, if customers simply signed up for a new, more expensive, plan the company would fully offsetting the greehouse gas emissions associated with their gas consumption. But how? Filmmaker Elisabeth Jonniaux packed her camera and traveled from Brazil to Europe to better understand a highly speculative new plan... that seemed to good to be true.

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** FIGRA International Documentary and News Reportage Film Festival


Main credits

Jonniaux, Élisabeth (film director)
Jonniaux, Élisabeth (screenwriter)
Dusothoit, Laurent (film producer)
Marignane, Guy (film producer)
Valentin, Nathalie (film producer)

Other credits

Image, Florian Bouchet; montage, Sophie Reiter.

Distributor credits

A film by Elisabeth Jonniaux

Docuseek2 subjects

Climate Change
Business Ethics

Distributor subjects

Advertising and Marketing
Business Ethics
Business Ethics
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Climate, Environmenta, Global warming, Business Ethics, Economics, Globalization; "They're Selling the Wind"; Icarus Films

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