How to Blow Up a Pipeline (Daniel Goldhaber, 2022) | Q&A with screenwriter to follow

Location: Griffith Film Theater, Bryan Center (West Campus)

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How to Blow Up a Pipeline

(Daniel Goldhaber, 2022, 104 minutes, USA, DCP)

A crew of young environmental activists execute a daring mission to sabotage an oil pipeline in this taut and timely thriller that is part high-stakes heist, part radical exploration of the climate crisis.

--Followed by Q&A with co-writer and executive producer Jordan Sjol (Program in Literature)

--Winner of the Political Film Award at the 2022 Hamburg Film Festival

"Few films feel as excitingly jacked in to our current social climate as Daniel Goldhaber’s How to Blow Up a Pipeline." – Mark Hanson, Slant Magazine

"How to Blow up a Pipeline is an incendiary thriller, urgent and visceral, with a provoking psychological and ideological component that forces you to think uncomfortable thoughts." Diego Batlle, Otroscines

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Sponsor: Duke Independent Film Festival, Duke Cinematic Arts, DUU Freewater Presentations

Co-Sponsors: The Kenan Insitute for Ethics, Nicholas School of the Environment