Living in the Time of Dying

Paco Dennis

Well-known Member
I am very interested in the probability that in the near future the planet and all of life is in danger. For those who share my concern this is for you.

The film is now available free of charge or by donation in The Time of Dying is an unflinching look at what it means to be living in the midst of climate catastrophe and finding purpose and meaning within it. Recognising the magnitude of the climate crisis we are facing, independent filmmaker Michael Shaw, sells his house to travel around the world looking for answers.

Pretty soon we begin to see how deep the predicament goes along with the systems and ways of thinking that brought us here. Featured in this documentary are Professor of Sustainability and founder of the Deep Adaptation movement Jem Bendell, award winning journalist and author of "The End of Ice" , Dahr Jamail, Dharma teacher and author of Facing Extinction Catherine Ingram and Stan Rushworth, a Native American Elder, teacher and author who brings an especially enlightening viewpoint to these questions. While it becomes clear that catastrophic climate change is now inevitable it also opens up a whole new set of questions: How exactly did we arrive at this point? What new choices can we make now re how to live our lives and what actions make sense at this time.
The people interviewed in the documentary, all highly regarded and well known spokespeople on the issue, argue it's too late to stop what is coming but in no way is it too late to regain a renewed, life giving relationship with our selves and our world.Festivals & AwardsWinner: Outstanding Excellence. Docs without Borders. Winner: Merit Award. Impact DocsWinner: Merit Award Nature Without BordersFinalist: Melbourne Documentary Film FestivalSelected: Colorado Environmental Film FestivalSelected: North Dakota Environmental Rights Film FestivalWebsite: Donate:


Despite overwhelming evidence and the agreement among the vast majority of climate specialists and environmental scientists, there are many who believe (or choose to believe) that humans have had any effect or responsibility for the environmental tipping point we're in.

At best, political leaders pay lip service to this unfolding disaster. It's so disheartening.

I'll check the movie out when I have a couple of hours. Thank you for the link.