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Youth On Strike! is the story of how young Aussies defied calls to stay in school and organised one of the largest youth-led movements Australia has ever seen, told by twelve diverse students who vlogged the whole thing.

In March 2019 over 150,000 Australian students went on strike to demand climate change action. They risked their studies to unite their generation, while still doing their homework.

These young people shared their stories of who they are and captured what it took to organise a movement. Using only footage recorded by the students, this is their story, this is Youth On Strike!

In CitizenKid, four Canadian youth activists, Hannah Alper, Sophia Mathur, Charlene Rocha and Cooper Price set out to show how people can change the world no matter their age. They journey to Toronto, Ottawa, Washington and beyond, to engage with government leaders, fellow climate activists and to learn from an Indigenous Elder.

Through images, words, performance and social media, these activists share their experiences with other young people, extending the conversation beyond the screen to spark real action in response to the global climate crisis.

Part informational, part inspirational and part call-to-action, CitizenKid is a documentary that will inspire young people around the world to put Earth first.

CitizenKid_Climate Change activists in front of Capitol Hill in Washington, DC_Photo © Stefani Reynolds (2)

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Fri 26 / Feb , 12:00 AM Mon 15 / Mar , 11:00 PM

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Eventive Virtual Festival
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia

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FULL TICKET: $12
Concession TICKET: $9

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