Film: Tipping Points Ahead

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Presenting Wake Up, Freak Out – then Get a Grip, a short film about climate change and capitalism, by British animator Leo Murray.

Wake Up, Freak Out – then Get a Grip from Leo Murray on Vimeo.

“I do not have any particular political or ideological affiliation beyond environmentalism itself. The critique of capitalism and consumerism in the film reflects my own observations of their systemic failure to respond effectively to climate change. What I am calling for in this film is a frank acceptance that further pursuit of the ideology we are presently governed by is demonstrably going to end life on earth as we know it, and a recognition that this clearly visible truth demands that we begin an urgent dialogue about what exactly we should be replacing it with.”

For more information, including the full script, and versions of the film in French, German and Turkish, go to

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