“Extrapolations” Screening & Conversation With Filmmaker Scott Z. Burns
Join us for a screening of clips from “Extrapolations,” a drama anthology series about climate change on Apple TV+ this Spring, and a conversation with series creator Scott Z. Burns (“Contagion”, “An Inconvenient Truth”, “The Report”), actor Michael Gandolfini, and musician Craig Finn of The Hold Steady about the intersection of compelling storytelling and climate change.
"Extrapolations" explores a near future where the chaotic effects of climate change have become embedded into our everyday lives and stars Meryl Streep, Hari Nef, Kit Harington, Daveed Diggs, Yara Shahidi, Gemma Chan, Forest Whitaker, MaameYaa Boafo, Adarsh Gourav and Sienna Miller, among others.
Hosted by the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health (Center for Infection and Immunity), Columbia Climate School, Columbia Global, and Columbia School of the Arts
View the Apple TV+ trailer for Extrapolations here.
More about SCOTT Z. BURNSScott Z. Burns is a screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright. His work in film includes producing the Academy Award-winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth,” as well as “An Inconvenient Sequel” and “Sea of Shadows.” Burns’ writing credits include “The Bourne Ultimatum” for Paul Greengrass, as well as “The Informant!,” “Contagion,” “Side Effects” and “The Laundromat” for director Steven Soderbergh. Burns’ directing credits include “PU-239” starring Oscar Isaac and Paddy Considine and the Golden Globe-nominated film “The Report” starring Adam Driver, Annette Bening and Jon Hamm. Burns’ stage play “The Library,” which deals with a high school shooting, was produced at The Public Theater and was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best New American Play.