High School

Our Energy: A Student Documentary

Directed by: Mayu Simpson, Shayna Blum | Documentary | United States | 5:00



The environmental documentary, “Our Energy”, addresses the issue of excessive energy use and the hope for its conservation. The film follows three main guiding questions: How is energy use connected to climate change? What are people in our community doing to help? How can individuals make a change? The documentary includes local stories with insight from experts, students, and tangible strategies to reduce energy use. Next, it features interviews with various experts in renewable energy and sustainability who give their perspectives on the topic and take on this problem. It also includes interviews from students part of the Climate Action Club at Burlingame High School. The documentary closes with the importance of energy conservation and the future of energy usage.