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Joaquin Phoenix & Extinction Rebellion partner on "Guardians of Life" film

Pre Oscars Joaquin Phoenix appeared in a new short film produced in partnership with Extinction Rebellion and Amazon Watch entitled Guardians of Life for


XR created a script for a 2 minute punchy film in Los Angeles in October of 2019 which was released just before the Oscars globally in Feb 2020 and which was directed by Shaun Monson and featured alongside Joaquin Phoenix, Rosario Dawson, Oona Chaplin, Adria Arjona, Albert Hammond , Q'orianka Kilcher and Matthew Modine.


The film came about as part of a collaboration between Extinction Rebellion and the advocacy group Amazon Watch. The short film marked the beginning of a new outreach strategy, which was looking to grip the wider public and get them engaging on a more visceral level with feelings and topics related to the climate and ecological emergency (CEE).

Credits - Co PR Jonathan Mintram - Producer - Serena Schellenberger

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