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Calgary Film Premiere of "The Age of Stupid"

Oct 13 2009 - 6:30pm

The Age of Stupid

Franny Armstrong 2009

Run time: 92 min. | UK | Language: English

Tickets: Free with library card.

This screening kicks off a local campaign to call for a science-based climate agreement at the UN summit in Copenhagen this December. Come on out and show your support!

Peter Postlethwaite stars in a futuristic drama/documentary about climate change. This ambitious film was shot in six countries, funded almost entirely through public donations, and recently held a global premiere party in 50+ countries, attracting socially conscious A-listers such as Gillian Anderson, Thom Yorke (Radiohead) and Moby. To see the trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dTyTTFgluk.

Post-screening panel:

  • Frances Bowen (IRIS, Haskayne School of Business)
  • Gwendolyn Blue (U of C Faculty of Communication and Culture)
  • Natalie Odd (Clean Calgary)

Film Trailer at: www.ageofstupid.net

Facebook listing: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=155857399680

Presented by Step It Up Alberta, The Calgary Public Library, & The Arusha Centre. Sponsored by International Resource Industries & Sustainability Centre (IRIS) of the University of Calgary's Haskayne School of Business.

Location

John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library Central Branch
616 MacLeod Trail SE
Calgary, AB

Posted October 1, 2009 by Anonymous

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