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Live from New York: The Age of Stupid

The Age of Stupid Live from New York on Monday 9/21 at a theater sort of near you

Will people in the future call our time the age of stupid? Or will humanity find a solution to the world’s most urgent problem? You decide!

Join audiences in movie theatres nationwide for a one-night event featuring a celebrity-studded live "green carpet" pre-show, the debut of the acclaimed “docudrama” “The Age of Stupid,” and a live panel discussion with some of the world’s pre-eminent thought leaders.  Come and be inspired to take action on the world's most pressing problem – climate change.

This One Night Event will be simulcast LIVE from a solar tent located in downtown New York to over 440 movie theatres nationwide on Monday, September 21st at 7:30 PM ET/ 6:30 PM CT/ 5:30 PM MT/ tape delayed 8PM PT. 

Tickets are on sale NOW! Limited seats available so enter your zip code above for a list of participating theatres in your area and to purchase tickets. 


The Age of Stupid Debut
This acclaimed docudrama stars Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite – This special night will feature the premiere of the acclaimed docudrama The Age of Stupid, starring 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? By exploring the   of 7 individuals from around the world – a US Shell Oil employee, a 23-year-old African woman, an Indian entrepreneur, two Iraqi children – discover the local impact of this global issue.

Live Panel Discussion
Join these thought leaders as they discuss LIVE via satellite the challenges we face and how we might overcome them:  Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland, Ed Milliband, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Pete Postlethwaite, Oscar nominee and star of The Age of Stupid, Gillian Anderson, award-winning actress, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, and other leading thinkers, celebrities, and political figures from around the world.

Fun Event Facts

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  • Live acoustic performance by Radiohead’s Thom Yorke.
  • Additional celebrity appearances by Moby, Heather Graham, and more.
  • See guests arrive in style on the "green carpet" by bicycle, solar car, rickshaw, chip fat car, sailboats and other low carbon methods.
  • America’s biggest solar-powered premiere event.
  • Hear from field scientists working in the Himalayas and Indonesian rain forest via live satellite link.
  • Be moved by children speaking from the very room in Copenhagen in which all our futures will be decided at the UN climate summit in December.
  • The event is timed for the day before the UN's climate meeting on September 22nd when 80 Heads of State will gather in New York.

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In Wisconsin, it will be showing at some rather unexpected venues on Monday night:


September 15, 2009 - 6:44pm