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How to Blow Up a Pipeline

  Daniel Goldhaber

  United States     100 minutes

Synopsis

Resonant and riveting, this eco-thriller sees a crew of young environmental activists from around the country gather together to carry out a dangerous mission to sabotage an American oil pipeline. Inspired by the controversial book of the same name by Andreas Malm, writer-director Daniel Goldhaber marshals a group of rising stars for the film’s passionate cast of characters—including Ariela Barer (Runaways), Forrest Goodluck (The Revenant), Lukas Gage (Euphoria) and Marcus Scribner (Black-ish)—whose bruising personal histories and complex motivations form the emotional backbone of the story. While ingeniously employing the tropes of the heist genre—from perilous scenes of bomb-making to FBI agents hot on their trail—Goldhaber executes a smartly told and emboldening tale about a new generation desperate for justice in the face of the growing climate crisis.

Screenings & Events

Screening

Sat, Oct 15 @ 7:45pm CDT

at Gene Siskel Film Center

Special Guests*: Director Daniel Goldhaber
*Subject to change

Screening

Sun, Oct 16 @ 8:00pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 11

Special Guests*: Director Daniel Goldhaber
*Subject to change

Media

Film Credits

  •   Isa Mazzei, Daniel Goldhaber, Ariela Barer, Adam Wyatt Tate, David Grove Churchill Viste, Alex Black, Alex Hughes
  •   Ariela Barer, Jordan Sjol, Daniel Goldhaber
  •   Daniel Garber
  •   Adri Siriwatt
  •   Tehillah De Castro
  •   Ariela Barer, Kristine Froseth, Lukas Gage, Forrest Goodluck, Sasha Lane, Jayme Lawson, Marcus Scribner, Jake Weary, Irene Bedard, Olive Jane Lorraine
  •   Michael Odmark
  •   Gavin Brivik
  •   Jon Rosenberg, Riccardo Maddalosso, Sasha Lane, Forrest Goodluck, Jordan Sjol, Natalie Sellers, Eugene Kotlyarenko
  •   Chrono, Lyrical, Spacemaker