Once You Know / Une Fois Que Tu Sais (100')
Director: Emmanuel Cappellin
Country: France, United States, Bangladesh, Greece
Editor: Anne-Marie Sangla
Cinematography: Emmanuel Cappellin
Score Composer: Maxime Steiner
Sound Recordist/Sound Designer: Virgile Van Ginneken
Production company: Pulp Films
Awards: Hong Kong International Film Festival 2020, Jury Prize AFO and CZU Film Festival 2020 – Prague, Czech Republic, Grand Prize
Synopsis: A profound, personal exploration of what it means to wake up to the truth about climate change and its future impacts. Travelling the world on container ships to meet five of the world’s leading climate and energy experts, Once You Know asks “How can we live, love and dream in the face of what is coming?”.
Director’s bio: Emmanuel Cappellin is a documentary filmmaker and producer at Pulp Films. After growing up between France and the US, studying Environmental Studies at McGill University, and film at Berkeley Digital Film Institute, he chose non-fiction to creatively explore the relationship between humans and planet Earth. He worked as the assistant director of Human and the director of photography of Woman, both directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. Once You Know is his first feature documentary.