Big Ideas presented by Scotia Wealth Management: The Forum

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Film Info
Country Listing:Germany
Premiere Status:North American Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2020
Swiss German
Accessibility:Partial Subtitles
Program Category:Special Presentations
Film Subjects:Activism
Capitalism & Big Business
Politics & Political Intrigue
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Marcus Vetter
Producer(s):Christian Beetz
Georg Tschurtschenthaler
Caroline Schaper
Executive Producer(s):Julie Goldman
Chris Clements
Editor(s):Marcus Vetter
André Nier
Ana R. Fernandes
Michele Gentile
Writer(s):Christian Beetz
Georg Tschurtschenthaler
Cinematography:Georg Zengerling
Composer:Marcel Vaid


Big Ideas presented by Scotia Wealth Management: Hear from notable subjects and experts on issues featured in the film.

A live webinar took place on Saturday, June 6. The recorded webinar is available on YouTube now.

About the webinar
Join Jennifer Morgan, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, and The Forum director Marcus Vetter for a crucial conversation about The World Economic Forum and the role world leaders, corporations and individuals play in ensuring the health of our planet, particularly at this challenging moment in human history. Hosted by CBC's Anna Maria Tremonti.

About the film
The World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, unites the most powerful leaders and thinkers on the planet. At its helm is Klaus Schwab, the 81-year-old founder of the WEF, who methodically toes the line between both sides of the political spectrum to ensure the most influential players continue to show up. Shot over two years—from 2018, when Donald Trump was the star attraction, to 2019, featuring this generation’s most influential climate change activist, Greta Thunberg—The Forum explores the rhetoric and motivations behind the WEF. Is positive change actually the goal, or does the organization exist simply to reaffirm the status quo? As the first filmmaker in 50 years to be granted access inside the WEF, Marcus Vetter delivers an astonishing look at the intense (and at times awkward) conversations between the individuals who hold the future of the planet in their hands. Ravi Srinivasan

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