All in this Together

The Age of Stupid producer Auckland-born Lizzie Gillett, 31, spent five years working on the climate change drama-documentary with McLibel director Briton Franny Armstrong “working through obstacles as they come up: from difficult Iraqi border officials, to Nigerian hostage situations, to raising all the money ourselves, to making and producing animation, which I knew nothing about; to running a crew of 105 people in six countries for two years, to distributing and promoting the film ourselves, to public speaking.” The Age of Stupid stars Pete Postlethwaite as an old man living in a devastated world in 2055. He watches archive films from half a century earlier and asks himself why we didn’t do something about climate change before it was too late. London-based Gillett was executive producer on McLibel. She is a list candidate for the Green Partyand was educated at Otago University where she won the award for top performing female student.

The Age of Stupid producer Auckland-born Lizzie Gillett, 31, spent five years working on the climate change drama-documentary with McLibel director Briton Franny Armstrong “working through obstacles as they come up: from difficult Iraqi border officials, to Nigerian hostage situations, to raising all the money ourselves, to making and producing animation, which I knew nothing about; to running a crew of 15 people in six countries for two years, to distributing and promoting the film ourselves, to public speaking.” The Age of Stupid stars Pete Postlethwaite as an old man living in a devastated world in 255. He watches archive films from half a century earlier and asks himself why we didn’t do something about climate change before it was too late. London-based Gillett was executive producer on McLibel. She is a list candidate for the Green Party and was educated at Otago University where she won the award for top performing female studentThe Age of Stupid producer Auckland-born Lizzie Gillett, 31, spent five years working on the climate change drama-documentary with McLibel director Briton Franny Armstrong “working through obstacles as they come up: from difficult Iraqi border officials, to Nigerian hostage situations, to raising all the money ourselves, to making and producing animation, which I knew nothing about; to running a crew of 15 people in six countries for two years, to distributing and promoting the film ourselves, to public speaking.” The Age of Stupid stars Pete Postlethwaite as an old man living in a devastated world in 255. He watches archive films from half a century earlier and asks himself why we didn’t do something about climate change before it was too late. London-based Gillett was executive producer on McLibel. She is a list candidate for the Green Party and was educated at Otago University where she won the award for top performing female student..

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Aaradhna’s India Tour Was a Soul-Searching Trip

Aaradhna’s India Tour Was a Soul-Searching Trip

With four successful albums to her credit and glowing reviews around the world, award-winning singer Aaradhna, 35, who grew up in Porirua, was recently on a tour of India. Here’s what…