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Settlers Film Club - Age of Stupid

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  • Fri 12 Aug ’11, 8:00pm – 9:45pm


Oratia Settlers Hall, 569 West Coast Rd, Oratia


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $10.00
  • Concessions over 60/student: $7.00
  • Child: $5.00

Spanner Films/Passion Pictures
Run Time: 89 mins
Original language: English + French/Arabic subtitles.
Rating: 12A (UK)
Locations: UK, The Alps, Nigeria, New Orleans, Jordan, India.

This ambitious documentary/drama/animation hybrid stars Pete Postlethwaite as an archivist in the devastated world of the future, asking the question: "Why didn't we stop climate change when we still had the chance?" He looks back on footage of real people around the world in the years leading up to 2015 before runaway climate change took place.

It is a co-production between Franny Armstrong’s company ‘Spanner Films’ and Executive Producer John Battsek's (One Day In September) company ‘Passion Pictures’. The production was notable for its innovative crowd-funding financing model, as well as the Indie Screenings distribution system, which allows anyone anywhere to screen the film.

The film was released in 2009 and became one of the most talked-about films of the year. It also spawned the hugely-successful 10:10 campaign.

Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZjsJdokC0s
Director/Writer: Franny Armstrong
Starring: Pete Postlethwaite, Jeh Wadia and Alvin DuVernay.
We will also be showing a short film as part of the evening's entertainment
Licensed bar. Free membership/free refreshments

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