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In a climate emergency, is civil disobedience a necessity? Grounded in people and places at the heart of the climate crisis, NECESSITY traces the legal fight in Minnesota against the expansion of pipelines carrying toxic tar sands oil through critical waterways in North America.

  • "An engrossing and thoroughly fantastic film" New York Times

  • "Four well deserved stars for this fascinating movie." The Guardian


Director: Jan Haaken

Director: Samantha Praus