Magazine article Screen International

World Bank Group’s Connect4Climate in Cannes Doc Showcase

Magazine article Screen International

World Bank Group’s Connect4Climate in Cannes Doc Showcase

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Great Green Wall, Youth Unstoppable among supported projects.

Representatives from World Bank Group’s global climate communications and partnership programme Connect4Climate are in Cannes supporting the in-production documentary Great Green Wall.

Jared P. Scott directs andFernando Meirelles serves as executive producer on the film, which is also receiving support from the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

The documentary tells the epic story of one of the planet’s most ambitious endeavours at the edge of the Sahara Desert, aiming to spread awareness about and transform the lives of millions affected by the degraded landscapes. Great Green Wall features Inna Modja, a renowned Malian singer and activist. …

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