This absorbing account is hardly definitive, but it teaches movement building without denying the high costs paid by true believers.
Daniel M. Gold, New York Times, 2015-10-29
A fascinating, skillfully assembled chronicle of the rise and inevitable fallout surrounding the granddaddy of the environmental activism movement.
Michael Rechtshaffen, Los Angeles Times, 2015-10-29
Whatever you think of Greenpeace's less well-considered antics over the years, How to Change the World is a compelling story of one environmentalist's remarkable combination of prescience, grit and timing.
Kate Taylor, Globe and Mail, 2015-08-07
Almost a "found footage" movie, it makes excellent use of 1,500 archived 16 mm reels supplemented with fresh interviews and some animation.
Peter Howell, Toronto Star, 2015-08-06
The goldmine of 16mm color footage, whose propagandic value participants were quite cognizant of at the time, is in mint condition, showing the excitement and fun of the movement in its earliest days.
Dennis Harvey, Variety, 2015-01-23