UK cinema release - March 15, 2009

The number of bums on seats in these first few crucial days determines whether the film is picked up by more cinemas in week two.... or dumped in the bin. Which then determines the size of the DVD and TV deals which follow. And, just to ratchet up the pressure event more, the success or failure of the UK release then determines whether international distributors decide to release in their countries... which then determines whether the Not Stupid campaign does or doesn't get global momentum and does or doesn't influence the politicians who will be deciding all our fates at Copenhagen... so no pressure then.

UK cinemas flyer

Please take ten friends to any of the screenings listed on the right of this page.

There will be more than 100 special events and speakers happening at various cinemas, including actor Pete Postlethwaite, climate change Minister Ed Miliband, should-be Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, Stern Report author Nick Stern, director Franny Armstrong, producer Lizzie Gillett, climate change consultant Mark Lynas, actor Jason Isaacs, comedian Jeremy Hardy, Transition Towns-founder Rob Hopkins and former Director of FOE Tony Juniper.

Speaker Highlights

Full list of who's speaking where here but highlights include:

Producer Lizzie Gillett - Fri 3rd April, 20:25, Dublin, Irish Film Institute - More details

- Mon 6th April, 20:30, Norwich, Cinema City - More details

Former Director of FOE Tony Juniper - Sat 4th April, 16:45, Cambridge, The Arts Picturehouse - More details

Panel discussion with  Dr Richard Betts (Head of Climate Impacts at the Met Office Hadley Centre), and Rob Hopkins (Founder of the Transition Towns movement) Stephan Harding (MSc Co-ordinator at Schumacher College) and Lydia Somerville Green Party candidate for Totnes) chaired by Dr Jon Rae (Sustainability Co-ordinator at Dartington) - Wed 22nd April, 20:00, Dartington, The Barn - More details

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