Slater Jewell-Kemker

Slater Jewell-Kemker

Producer of “Youth Unstoppable;” former youth climate activist

Slater Jewell-Kemker is an American-Canadian filmmaker and climate activist. She was born in Los Angeles, California, and has been making films since six years old. Jewell-Kemker first became interested in climate change at age 13. When she was 15 years old, she began production on An Inconvenient Youth (2012), chronicling the rise of the global youth climate movement. The same topic was portrayed in her film Youth Unstoppable (2018), which Jewell-Kemker worked on for 12 years.

In 2013, she completed a program at the Canadian Film Centre, elaborating the short film Alice (2013). Her 2014 short film Still was named to the Toronto International Film Festival's annual year-end Canada's Top Ten list for 2014.


A young protestor holds up artwork of the Earth

Youth Activists 15 Years Later

August 4, 2023
From the climate movement’s earliest days, young people have been actively pushing older people in power to own up to their failings and work...