The Future is Now (Clip 2)

The Future is Now (Clip 2)

In this feature film, a journalist (Liane Balaban) meets “The Man of Today” (Paul Ahmarani) who, while a responsible citizen, is disengaged from greater society. He believes once he’s dead nothing more matters! As an experiment to see if she can turn his pessimistic view around, the journalist sends him on a journey of enlightenment to prove that the future does matter. Traveling the globe, he finds himself in surprising encounters with great minds in the arts and sciences. Starting with an unexpected poetry reading and conversation with experimental poet Christian Bök, “The Man of Today” engages with architect Shigeru Ban, activist Francis Dupuis- Déri, philosopher Alain de Botton, artist Marlene Dumas, novelist Rivka Galchen, leading scientists and even a ghost. Will the journalist succeed in turning a cynic into an optimist? Will it matter? What can one person do?

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  • *
    John Abram
  • monteur
    Paul Mortimer
  • prise de vues
    Patrick McLaughlin
  • producteur exécutif
    David Christensen
  • producteur
    Shirley Vercruysse
    George Baptist
    Bonnie Thompson
  • *
    Gary Burns
    Jim Brown
  • réalisateur
    Gary Burns
    Jim Brown
  • interprète
    Paul Ahmarani
    Liane Balaban
    Shigeru Ban
    Christian Bök
    Alain de Botton
    Marlene Dumas
    Francis Dupuis Déri
    Rivka Galchen
    Richard Dawkins
    Craig Venter
    Jean Paul Sartre
  • *
    Brian Shier
    Igal Petel
    Anne-Louise Landry
    Lizane LaSalle
    Jenna Wright
    Lyne Chénier
    Alain Rouillier
  • supervision sonore
    Pat Butler
  • *
    Cal Harle
  • mixeur du repiquage
    Patrick Butler