Saturday, July 24, 2010

Climate documentary "The Age of Stupid" -- free online viewing

Alex Kennedy of SnagFilms writes:

For only one more week as a part of our SummerFest online Film Festival, the award winning documentary film "The Age of Stupid" will be available to watch for free at or to embed into your website.

"The Age of Stupid" is the new four-year epic from McLibel director Franny Armstrong. Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite stars as a man living alone in the devastated world of 2055, looking at old footage from 2008 and asking: why didn't we stop climate change when we had the chance?

Link to "The Age of Stupid":

Climate documentary The Age of Stupid -- free  online viewing

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SummerFest - Climate ravages the Earth by 2055. Why didn't we stop climate change when we had the chance?

Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite plays an old man living in the devastated world of 2055 in this documentary-drama-animation hybrid from Director Franny Armstrong and Oscar-winning Producer John Battsek.

Runaway climate change has ravaged the planet by 2055. Pete plays the founder of The Global Archive, a storage facility located in the (now melted) Arctic, preserving all of humanity’s achievements in the hope that the planet might one day be habitable again. Pulling together clips of archive news and documentary from 1950-2008 to build a message showing what went wrong and why, Pete’s exploration surfaces compelling footage and complex issues facing us in our world today. He asks: Why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance?

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