Press Reviews

Guardian | Date 25 November 2009
Boris Johnson saves filmmaker Franny Armstrong from attack

Boris Johnson came to the rescue of a high profile climate change activist and filmmaker who was being attacked by a group of young girls brandishing an iron bar, it was revealed today.

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Jakarta Post | Date 22 November 2009
Watch and wonder: How stupid are we?

After the recent screening of The Age of Stupid, an indie film with a novel approach to environmental documentary, some of the audience lingered for some climate change chit-chat, pondering the pros and cons of doomsday messaging.

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Good, New Zealand’s guide to sustainable living | Date 5 October 2009
Have you seen The Age of Stupid yet?

If not, never fear. From today anyone anywhere can buy a license to screen The Age of Stupid in their school/pub/ church/multinational oil corporation.

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The Standard | Date 24 September 2009
The end of the world is nigh, and may even be bad news

Humanity is on course to wipe itself out in the very near future. Some people think of this as a bad thing. If you can't make up your mind, help is at hand. The world's first pedal-powered movie is to be screened in cities across Asia this week.

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The New York Times | Date 21 September 2009
Are We Living in ‘The Age of Stupid’?

Monday night is the global premiere of “ The Age of Stupid.” The film is a scorching appeal for humans to avoid knowingly up-ending the earth’s climate, delivered from the vantage-point of 2055, when the giant London Eye ferris wheel looks more like a waterwheel, with its bottom immersed in the Tham

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The Huffington Post | Date 21 September 2009
The Age of Stupid is the Future of Film

One of the most important films of the year (perhaps decade) is about to be released. Take note. While this film is about the collective future of humanity, this film is equally or more important because it represents the future of film, film culture and film distribution and marketing.

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Iceland Review | Date 20 September 2009
Icelandic Minister Attends The Age of Stupid Premiere

Icelandic Minister for the Environment Svandís Svavarsdóttir, along with British Ambassador to Iceland Ian Whitting, will attend the Iceland movie premiere of The Age of Stupid in Smárabíó, Kópavogur, on September 22 at 8 pm.

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Emirates Business24|7 | Date 20 September 2009
The Age of Stupid – A wakeup call on climate

Could we, the human race, really miss an ever-narrowing chance to save the planet from the ravages of global warming?

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AFP | Date 19 September 2009
'The Age of Stupid': a wakeup call on climate

PARIS — Could we, the human race, really miss an ever-narrowing chance to save the planet from the ravages of global warming?

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Wired | Date 18 September 2009
Review: The Age of Stupid Gets Smart on Enviropocalypse

Blurring the boundary between sci-fi and documentary, Franny Armstrong’s The Age of Stupid peers back in time from a climate crisis-wracked 2055 to lament our current inaction on the mother of all conflicts: The war on terra. The film premieres globally on Monday.

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