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The Age of Stupid Live From New York

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Program
Release Date:September 21, 2009
Running time:150 minutes
Distributor:National CineMedia

Description: NCM Fathom and Spanner Films are partnering to bring to the US the critically acclaimed The Age of Stupid Live from New York. This One Night Event will be simulcast LIVE from a solar tent located in downtown New York to over 400 movie theatres nationwide on Monday, September 21st at 7:30 PM ET/ 6:30 PM CT/ 5:30 PM MT/ tape delayed 8PM PT. This four-year epic from McLibel director Franny Armstrong, stars Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite 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? This one night event will feature a panel of scientists, celebrities, politicians and the film's producer, Lizzie Gillet, and director Franny Armstrong. Audiences will also hear from field scientists working in the Himalayas and Indonesian rain forest via live satellite uplink. Radiohead's Thom Yorke will wrap up the evening with an acoustic performance of the film's title track.

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