Calgary Film Premiere of "The Age of Stupid"

October 14, 2009 - 12:30am

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:

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