Al Gore released his climate change documentary, An Inconvenient Truth back in 2006, and just over a decade later, he’s set to premiere a sequel at the Sundance Film Festival on January 19th. The new film will follow his efforts during those 10 years to bring awareness to our changing climate.
Variety reports that the sequel will be directed by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk, and that it will be released in theaters sometime in 2017. “Now more than ever we must rededicate ourselves to solving the climate crisis,” Gore noted in a statement, “But we have reason to be hopeful; the solutions to the crisis are at hand.” The film will premiere during Sundance’s The New Climate section, which will feature environmentally-focused films.
Directed by Davis Guggenheim, An Inconvenient Truth followed Gore’s work following his defeat during the 2000 presidential election. The film showed how Gore toured the country with a presentation on climate change, which he estimated he had shown over a thousand times. The film went on to win two Academy Awards, including one for Best Documentary.