Wednesday, September 26, 2007


Warner Bros. Pictures, Singapore Environment Council (SEC) and Red Dawn Communications have partnered to organize a Charity Gala Premiere on 23 October 2007 for The 11th Hour, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. Proceeds of the premiere will go to the Green Volunteers Network (GVN), the volunteer arm of SEC.

Details of the Charity Gala Premiere:
Date : 23 October 2007 (Tuesday)
Time : 7:30pm (Running time: 93 minutes)
Venue : Shaw Lido, Level 5 Shaw House, 350 Orchard Road
Tickets : Priced at S$30 or S$50

“We are proud to be distributing this film for its timeliness and relevance to the environmental issues happening in the world”, said Ng Peng Hui, General Manager of Warner Bros. Pictures Singapore. We hope that the audience will be more motivated to get involved in the good cause of saving the environment after they watch this film.”

“Red Dawn Communications is supporting Warner Bros. Pictures in publicizing the movie and educating the public on how to go about solving the climate crisis”, said Angelika Quadt, Group Account Director, Red Dawn Communications. “We hope to encourage everyone come forward and commit to help in reducing carbon emissions.”

The 11th Hour describes the last moment when change is possible. The film explores how humanity has arrived at this moment – how we live, how we impact the earth’s ecosystems, and what we can do to change our course. The film features dialogues with experts from all over the world, including former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, renowned scientist Stephen Hawking, former head of the CIA R. James Woolsey and sustainable design experts William McDonough and Bruce Mau in addition to over 50 leading scientists, thinkers and leaders who present the facts and discuss the most important issues that face our planet.

Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, The 11th Hour is produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, Leila Conners Petersen, Chuck Castleberry and Brian Gerber, written and directed by Leila Conners Petersen and Nadia Conners.

The film is rated PG in Singapore, and will screen at C athay Cineplex Orchard , Golden Village Plaza Singapura, Golden Village VivoCity, The Cathay Cineplex and Shaw Lido from 1st November, 2007.

Trailer and more info can be found here

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