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With 'Don't Look Up,' Adam McKay aims to help climate issues

Clip: 01/20/2022 | 6m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

Climate change and comedy might not seem like a natural pairing, but a new film combines the two to create a parable about how our society is responding to the climate crisis. William Brangham recently spoke to Adam McKay, director of comedies like “Anchorman,” “Vice” and “The Big Short,” about his latest hit, “Don’t Look Up.” This report is part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

Aired: 01/20/22

Rating: NR

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