Awards for Out of Balance
- Best Feature Film, Environmental Preservation category, Artivist Film Festival, Hollywood, CA, USA (Nov. ’07)
- Best of Festival, Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival, Seattle, WA (November, ’07)
- Special Jury Award, International Film Festival of Lifestyle, Szolnok, Hungary (Oct. ’07)
- 2nd Place, Best International Feature, Aotearoa Environmental Film Festival, New Zealand (July ’07)
Two award nominations for Director, Tom Jackson
- NH Filmmaker of the Year, 2007, NH Film Festival
- Maverick Filmmaker Award, Cinequest Film Festival, 2007
“Imagine Michael Moore with humility. Tom Jackson goes on a personal quest to find out more about climate change and the huge forces that are blocking imperative change. Jackson exposes the most dangerous practice of our time: record profits at ANY cost.”
– Norman Solomon, Public Accuracy
Out of Balance aired and continues to air on Telesur Internacional, which broadcasts throughout Latin America.
Out of Balance aired numerous times on LinkTV, which is on both major US satellite networks. The channel used it as a fundraising perk during their fall 2007 fund drive.
Out of Balance has screened at 40+ film festivals worldwide!
“Out of Balance: ExxonMobil’s Impact on Climate Change“ shows the influence that the largest company in the world has on governments, the media and citizens and what can be done about global warming. While the Earth’s climate is pushed further out of balance by increasing use of fossil fuels, ExxonMobil continues to assert undue influence around the world— making record profits while ignoring climate science for which there has been overwhelming consenus for over ten years.
Out of Balance does not just critique ExxonMobil, it also offers challenging, large-scale ideas for the global social changes that must take place if there’s any chance of having a livable planet for future generations.
Out of Balance was screened at the Artivist Film Festival on November 9, 2007. The festival takes place at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood.
Joe Public films is proud to announce that Out of Balance won the award at Artivist in the Best Documentary – Environmental category! Director, Tom Jackson accepted the award.
Out of Balance was selected for Sierra Club’s Energy Film Festival Visit their website for times the film fest will be in your area.
Sierra Club Energy FF (US & Canada)
SURGE Film Festival, Olympia, WA
One World Slovakia (Bratislava, Slovakia)
Theskri Monoprosopi Environmental Film Festival (Athens, Greece)
International Documentary Film Festival in Mexico City
Cinematik IFF (Piestany, Slovakia)
Festival of Liberties FF (Brussels, Belgium)
International Film Festival of Lifestyle, Tisza Mozi (Hungary)
Wild & Scenic Environmental FF
New Hampshire FF
Colorado Environmental FF
Bursa International Silk Road Film Festival (Istanbul, Turkey)
Rencontres Int. du Documentaire de Montreal
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