What does it take for us to act on the climate crisis – especially if we’re the kind of person who should already be acting?
In this funny, relatable portrait, a concerned yet ineffectual dad finds the first step is letting those unbearable feelings of climate anxiety in, instead of pushing them aside.
But as he meets others like him, he discovers how oil-backed propagandists funded our denial and paralysis. They set out to unmask the vested interests responsible, helping raise a generation’s leading authors in vibrant chorus at the game-changing Tufton Street protest.
MY EXTINCTION is a revealingly honest account of how to feel your feelings, act on your privilege, and get active when threatened with extinction.
The director Josh Appignanesi will be in attendance at Duke's at Komedia, Ritzy and Finsbury Park.
There will be a Q&A after the Harbour Lights screening with Devorah Baum (producer) and Toby Litt (Writers Rebel). Both panellists are Associate Professors in English at the University of Southampton. Dr Justine Pizzo, who will be chairing the event, is a specialist in literature and the environment.
In York the film will be preceded by the short Planet Food York: The Real Junk Food Project (20 mins), and followed by Planet Food York discussion in the basement.