Reviews and Festivals
AIRED ON PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTERS IN CANADA (CBC), JAPAN (NHK), FRANCE AND GERMANY (ARTE)
"The Climate Baby Dilemma takes a cue from Dr. Wray's writing about emotional responses to environmental change and looks at a generation of people as they confront the ethical choice to bring a child into a world with an uncertain future"
— POV Magazine
"[A] very effective and powerful way to open conversations about feelings that are either on people's minds directly or just beneath the surface[...]It helps remove stigma and fear and gives people a chance to find a way through their own choices as they navigate more intimate aspects of the climate crisis."
— Climate Psychology Alliance
"The Climate baby Dilemma is an important film to help young people navigate the complex personal decisions many are struggling with due to the climate crisis. Through intimate, relatable stories, the film powerfully conveys the question about parenting choices and offers educators a useful tool to help students explore this issue."
— Climate Mental Health Network
"The film covers ample ground in its runtime, incorporating nuanced perspectives on power and privilege and exploring how the history of different populations shapes conversations about 'climate babies.'"
— Small Change Fund
"The film covers an emotionally charged topic in a deeply respectful and honest way, and I'd highly recommend it as an educational tool for anyone looking to explore meaningful conversations about childbearing in a changing world."
— Elizabeth Bechard, Senior Policy Analyst for Moms Clean Air Force and author of "Parenting in a Changing Climate"
"As an educator, I see this as a meaningful film to show in schools, to spark guided conversations about a topic that is certainly on students' minds. It has the potential to help them realize they are not alone and that there are actions that they can take both as individuals and collectively."
— Ira Udow, retired school principal and university lecturer
"[Victoria Lean] approached the topic thoughtfully, inclusively, and with eyes wide open to the potential pitfalls of the various arguments... A really great unpacking of a very difficult topic."
— The Environmental Urbanist
Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards, Silver Winner
US International Awards, Gold Camera, Social Issues
Yorkton Film Festival, Golden Sheaf for Best Documentary POV
Worldfest Houston, Gold, Long/Short Documentary
Environmental Film & Screenplay Festival
Planet in Focus International Environmental Film Festival
Films for Future