Energizing Our World: Why this feel good film about sustainability is making the film festival circuit

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Photo courtesy of jnbholdingfilms.com Photo courtesy of jnbholdingfilms.com

There is a reason, Energizing Our World, a 55-minute documentary on sustainability, was the closing selection at Denton’s annual Thin Line Film Festival last month.

Perhaps it’s the way viewers are instantly drawn into the lush landscapes of Costa Rica and California and striking cityscapes of Spain and The Netherlands.

Maybe it’s because the business leaders and educators in the film make a complex concept like sustainability easy to understand.

EDWARD JAMES OLMOS Photo courtesy of jnbholdingfilms.com EDWARD JAMES OLMOS
Photo courtesy of jnbholdingfilms.com

Could it be the soulful voice of its celebrity narrator, Academy Award nominee, Edward James Olmos?

Or perhaps it’s seeing for ourselves that using renewable energy (solar and wind power), and recycling waste (like sludge from oil refineries being turned into deisel fuel and CO2 being used in place of water to dye fabrics) might keep us from running out of natural resources.

One thing that’s certain: it is under the watchful eye of Executive Producer, Joni Bounds (JNB Holding Company) that both her teams (in front of…

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