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A good turn out for the Global Premiere, 22nd September, 2009, many climate conscious young people there. Plans for more Indie Screenings throughout the year.

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Contact name: 
Vinuta Gopal
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Greenpeace India
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No broadcast planned
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<p>On 22 September 2009 there was the Green Carpet Premiere of the hard-hitting ‘drama-documentary-animation’ on climate change &quot;The Age of Stupid&quot; at PVR Premiere [Select Citywalk, Saket, New Delhi, India] organised by Greenpace and tcktcktck[a global alliance of civil society calling for binding climate change agreements] supported by the PVR CSR wing. Oscar nominated director Shekhar Kapur and some other dignitaries were also present.</p><p>Film maker <strong>Shekhar Kapur</strong> spoke for about 7 minutes. He regretted that our glaciers were fast receding and that should be a supreme concern to the 1.3 billion people who depend on them for water.</p><p>  <br /><strong>Report from Greenpeace India representative:</strong> <br /> <br />Hi guys, <br /> <br />I am still getting over the green carpet premiere of AOS last night in Delhi, after deciding that we will be getting involved on the 14th of September <span class="__mozilla-findbar-search" style="padding: 0pt; background-color: yellow; display: inline; font-size: inherit; color: black"></span>finally managing at least a months workload in a weeks time was a big challenge but the team managed it pretty smooth, the venue was a posh south Delhi multiplex called PVR which has a seating capacity of 422 people,  after a couple of days of promotions, 100 posters put up across Delhi, print ads in the two leading English dailies, promotions on radio, non stop slogging for a week we were ready for the Big day. <br /> <br />A green carpet was laid at the venue with 10 volunteers running the show on ground, the guests started pouring at 6:30, among the vips we had director shekhar kapur who had given a message the same morning to Newyork from Rohtang pass, among other guests were also, co director of slumdog -luvleen tandon, photographer Raghu rai with his family, Jaya jaitley, ex climate negotiater and advisor with the planning comission on energy-surya sethi, a barrage of NGO's school principals, our cyber activists, supporters, friends and colleagues all added up to around 320 people occupying the Auditorium 4.  <br /> <br />It started with Shekhar kapur sharing about his morning experience at the himalayas, which was followed by a one minute footage of his morning message to UNGA, then the film took over, i could only see the film in parts as i had to step out of the auditorium frequently to ensure reactions of people leaving midway but in end i did hear a huge round of applause for the movie. For me the highpoint of the day was, volunteers running the show on ground and our Fund-raising team were the guests of honor.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>