Planet Of The Humans released free on YouTube

Executive producer Michael Moore shows support for Earth Day

by Anne-Katrin Titze

Planet Of The Humans, directed by Jeff Gibbs and executive produced by Michael Moore free on YouTube starting today
Planet Of The Humans, directed by Jeff Gibbs and executive produced by Michael Moore free on YouTube starting today Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

On the day before the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in 2020, executive producer Michael Moore announced the documentary Planet Of The Humans on his RUMBLE Media label. Directed by Jeff Gibbs, it will be available for free for the next 30 days, starting today on Michael’s YouTube channel. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert will have Michael Moore as his main guest tonight to help promote the film.

In addition, Michael and writer/producer/director Jeff Gibbs will participate in a live discussion event starting at 10:00pm (EDT) with viewers from “around the world” across YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

Planet Of The Humans, directed by Jeff Gibbs and executive produced by Michael Moore
Planet Of The Humans, directed by Jeff Gibbs and executive produced by Michael Moore

“We have ignored the warnings, and instead all sorts of so-called leaders have steered us away from the real solutions that might save us,” says Michael Moore. “This movie takes no prisoners and exposes the truth about how we have been led astray in the fight to save the planet, to the point where if we don’t reverse course right now, events like the current pandemic will become numerous, devastating and insurmountable. The feel-good experience of this movie is that we actually have the smarts and the will to not let this happen - but only if we immediately launch a new environmental uprising.”

Jeff Gibbs said “We are losing the battle to stop climate change because we are following environmental leaders, many of whom are well-intentioned, but who’ve sold out the green movement to wealthy interests and corporate America.

“Removed from the debate is the only thing that might save us: getting a grip on our out-of-control human presence and consumption. Why is this not the issue? Because that would be bad for profits, bad for business.

“Have we environmentalists fallen for illusions, ‘green’ illusions, that are anything but green, because we’re scared that this is the end - and we’ve pinned all our hopes on things like solar panels and wind turbines? No amount of batteries are going to save us, and that is the urgent warning of this film.”

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