DIRECTOR FRANNY ARMSTRONG (MCLIBEL) DISCUSSES NATIONWIDE GREEN GLOBAL EVENT AND THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ECO DOCU-DRAMA
THE AGE OF STUPID
THE FILM HITS 440 THEATERS NATIONWIDE ON SEPTEMBER 21ST AS PART OF
RECORD-BREAKING GLOBAL PREMIERE EVENT DURING NYC CLIMATE WEEK
Director Franny Armstrong is available to discuss the critically hailed British eco doc THE AGE OF STUPID which makes its United States debut on MONDAY Sept 21 at 440 cinemas simultaneously with an eco premiere from a solar cinema tent in NY, followed by a live satellite panel that will span seven continents, uniting over 300,000 people worldwide during NYC Climate Week. Audiences around the country can unite at their local cinema for special call-to action screenings meant to inspire climate change reform as our world leaders ready for a historical international environmental decision this December.
The Age of Stupid, (www.ageofstupid.net ) is the four-year epic that utilizes dramatization to forecast decades into the future detailing a life where the warnings of climate change were not heeded.? Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite (In the Name of the Father, Usual Suspects) plays a global archivist living in 2055 who takes audiences back through news clips and personal docu-stories from 2004 2008 wondering why we didnt stop global warming when we had a chance. Are we THE AGE OF STUPID?
THE AGE OF STUPID and its community screening program were recently featured on the front page of the NY Times. The film has been hailed by Variety as Adding a touch of sci-fi showmanship to its sounding the alarm on climate change, “The Age of Stupid” is a lively and accessible call to action… The LA Times writes, Think An Inconvenient Truth with personality as Director Franny Armstrong hops the globean absorbing film.
Franny will also be able to discuss:
Record-breaking global premiere of its kind as film is satellite to over 30 countries.
How viewers can join in community call to action screenings in their cities
The green premiere: the solar cinema tent in Manhattan, the green carpet made from recyclable soda bottles, celebrity arrivals in sailboats, bikes and a solar car, eco-snacks grown inside the tent.
THE AGE OF STUPID?was funded by a unique “crowd-funding” partnership by 228 people and groups (including a hockey team and a women’s health center)
The films production (shot in 6 countries over 4 years), its real life subjects, and the movies mission to educate on climate change
Event and film supporters such as Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize, actress Gillian Anderson, AGEs star Pete Postlethwaite, Radioheads Tom Yorke among others
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.ageofstupid.net