VMF Film and Book Recommendations September 2023


Don't Look Up Film Poster

Don’t Look Up, with a myriad of stars, is a satirical comedy about a comet speeding toward Earth, the comet’s impact is an allegory for climate change. “[T]he film is a satire of government, celebrity, and media indifference to the climate crisis.” Watch the trailer. 2021, available on Netflix.


The Heat Will Kill You First book cover

The Heat Will Kill You First by Rolling Stone’s environmental journalist, Jeff Goodell, outlines the effects on the body during extreme heat. Heat fuels floods, wildfires, human and animal migration. Democracy Now! interviewed Mr. Goodell; the podcast can be found under Podcasts and Social Media Recommendations in this issue of the Newsletter. 2023, Little, Brown and Company. Wherever books are sold.