"Eye opening...made with cinematic polish" - The Hollywood Reporter
"Investigates climate change impacts in a new way" - NBC (TV appearance)
"A wake up call" - Indiewire
"Deftly weaves together a web of causalities and consequences" - The State of the Arts (UK)
"A persuasive eco-doc in which conservative voices are the ones crying in the wilderness." - The Hollywood Reporter
HotDocs (World Premiere), Sheffield Doc/Fest (International Premiere/Enviro Jury Award Nominee), Telluride Mountainfilm (US Premiere), DOC NYC (NYC Premiere), Antenna Film Festival (Australian Premiere), + more upcoming...
'The Hurt Locker' meets 'An Inconvenient Truth', THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES investigates the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of US national security and global stability.
Through unflinching and eye-opening analysis, distinguished admirals, generals, and Pentagon insiders take us beyond the headlines of the European refugee crisis, the conflict in Syria, the social unrest of the Arab Spring, the rise of radicalized groups like ISIS; and lay bare how climate change interacts with societal tensions, sparking conflict.
Whether a long-term vulnerability or sudden shock, the film unpacks how water and food shortages, extreme weather, drought, and sea-level rise function as accelerants of instability and catalysts for conflict.
Left unchecked, these threats and risks will continue to grow in scale and frequency, with grave implications for peace and security in the 21st century.
a PF PICTURES production
a film by JARED P. SCOTT
Executive Producer SOPHIE ROBINSON
Written & Directed by JARED P. SCOTT
Produced by JARED P. SCOTT, KELLY NYKS
Associate Producer and Editor HYPATIA A. PORTER
Director of Photography MICHAEL MCSWEENEY
Original Music by MALCOLM FRANCIS
Design & Animation by TOROS KOSE, MARTIN AGGERHOLM
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