04/18/2012 04:33 pm ET

Franny Armstrong: Filmmaker With A Cause

When it comes to fighting for the environment, few people can claim to walk the talk as much as Franny Armstrong.
The documentary filmmaker, who is best known for her films “The Age of Stupid,” “McLibel” and “Drowned Out,” spent the better part of the last dozen or so years living in a small “over-insulated and under-heated” London flat where she worked from home, didn’t fly or own a car, used solar-heated water, used reclaimed materials rather than buying new, recycled, composted and biked or walked most places.

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