En quête de sens (A Quest for Meaning) follows two childhood friends on a journey as they question the workings of the world, our relationship with nature, and the meaning of life. Their travels take them all over the world as they explore the messages of activists, biologists, philosophers, and guardians of ancestral traditions. This film will be screened live on Bluejeans and followed with a Q+A with directors Nathanaël Coste. En quête de sens won 15 national and international film festival awards: Colorado Environmental Film Festival 2016 (Best feature film), Deauville Green Awards 2016 (Golden Palm), ECOCUP Green Documentary Film Festival 2017 (Best Film), Brasilia International Film Festival 2016 (Best Documentary), Honolulu Film Festival 2016 (Silver Lei Award), Ischia Film Festival 2016 (Best Documentary), among others.
This event is part of the 2021 Global Media Festival, which explores United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities. This series is organized by the Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages and co-sponsored by Atlanta Global Studies Center, Office of the Vice-Provost for International Initiatives, and Serve-Learn-Sustain.