Bidder 70 (2013)

  • Director/Producer: Beth Gage
  • Director/Producer: George Gage
Film Length:
72 minutes
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Bidder 70 centers on an extraordinary, ingenious and effective act of civil disobedience demanding government and industry accountability. In 2008, University of Utah economics student Tim DeChristopher committed an act which would redefine patriotism in our time, igniting a spirit of civil disobedience in the name of climate justice.

Follow Tim, Bidder 70, from college student to incarcerated felon to Harvard graduate student. Redefine justice for yourself. Choose your side.

The Film Campaign

By screening Bidder 70 widely in communities, organizations, churches, schools and colleges, we are motivating groups and individuals to engage in peaceful direct action to secure a livable, sustainable future. Bringing Tim DeChristopher's message of courage and commitment, Bidder 70 inspires individuals and groups to work together to create the change they want to see. Invite the filmmakers to participate in and speak at your event. Contact us at

Issue: Community Development, Environment, Human Rights


Reel Power


  • American Conservation Film Festival - Audience Award & Green Fire Award
  • Frozen River Film Festival - Best Film & Audience Award
  • Mountainfilm in Telluride - Moving Mountains Award
  • San Francisco Green Film Festival - Inspiration Award
  • Sedona Film Festival - Best Environmental Film
  • Traverse City Film Festival - Best US Feature Film
  • Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival - People's Choice & Spirit of Activism Awards

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Event Name Date City State   Location Status
HOT! screening of Bidder 70 Aug 20, 2014 San Antonio TX United States Woodlawn Theater Complete
Houston Green Film Series May 21, 2014 Houston TX United States Rice University Cinema Complete
Bidder 70 May 02, 2014 Manchester CT United States Unitarian Universalist Society: East Complete
Bidder 70 Apr 30, 2014 Pittsburgh PA United States Undercroft Gallery Complete
Earth Week Movie on the Quad Apr 22, 2014 Champaign IL United States University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign - Main Quad Complete
Bidder 70 Apr 13, 2014 York PA United States UU Congregation of York Complete
Bidder 70 Apr 13, 2014 Portland MN United States Allen Avenue UU Church Complete
Bidder 70 Apr 06, 2014 Augusta GA United States Augusta UU Church Complete
Film Showing: Bidder 70 Apr 03, 2014 Delmar NY United States Bethlehem Public Library Complete
Bidder 70 Feb 27, 2014 Madison GA United States Madison-Morgan Cultural Center Complete
Bidder 70 Feb 25, 2014 Alexandria LA United States Arts Council of Central Louisiana Complete
Bidder 70 Feb 21, 2014 Hapeville GA United States Christ Church and Carriage House Complete
Fracking Action in the Mountains - Potluck & Film Night Jan 26, 2014 Asheville NC United States Asheville Friends Meeting Complete

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