Franny's Friend Emily is Making a Film
Emily James: Lights, camera, activists - Features, Films - The Independent
Emily James, who was an executive producer on 2009's climate change wake-up film Age of Stupid, has now committed herself to a project which her former commissioning editors won't touch with a bargepole.
Her film Just Do It – Get off your arse and change the world! follows the frequently criminal exploits of people taking direct action on climate change, shadowing three organisations – Climate Rush, Climate Camp and Plane Stupid – as they strive to bring attention to their causes. Due for release early next year, it promises to be an unashamedly sympathetic portrait of the activist community by someone who has been given unprecedented levels of access.
"We are often portrayed as just crusty hippies, posh kids with trust funds, hopeless dreamers or domestic extremists," ...