‘Youth v Gov’ chronicles federal lawsuit by young people in the face of climate change

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Thousands marched from Denver’s Union Station up the 16th Street Mall to the Colorado state Capitol on Friday Sept. 20 2019 in support of an international youth-organized strike aimed at combating climate change.

The longest-running women’s film festival in the country is underway in Colorado Springs. The Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival has promoted films by and about women for more than 30 years. One of those films about youth is a "David and Goliath" story about 21 young Americans suing the U.S. government over climate change. The documentary “Youth v Gov” was produced by Olivia Ahnemann of Boulder.