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Surviving progress

Technological advancement, economic development, population increase - are they signs of a thriving society, or too much of a good thing? Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, 'Surviving Progress' is a provocative documentary that explores the concept of progress in the modern world, guiding throug...

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Corporate Author: Cinemaginaire (Firm)
Other Authors: Roy, Mathieu,, Crooks, Harold, Louis, Daniel, 1953-, Robert, Denise,, Hawking, S. W., Atwood, Margaret, 1939-, Goodall, Jane, 1934-, Suzuki, David T., 1936-, Venter, J. Craig,, Big Picture Media Corporation., National Film Board of Canada., First-Run Features (Firm)
Format: Video DVD
Language: English
Published: [New York] : First Run Features, 2012
Edition: Widescreen.
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Summary: Technological advancement, economic development, population increase - are they signs of a thriving society, or too much of a good thing? Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, 'Surviving Progress' is a provocative documentary that explores the concept of progress in the modern world, guiding through the major 'progress traps' facing civilization in the arenas of technology, economics, consumption, and the environment.
Item Description: Documentary.
"Inspired from the best-seller A short history of progress by Ronald Wright"--Container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Bonus materials: Introduction by Martin Scorsese at New York Premiere ; Extended interviews with Jane Goodall, Ronald Wright, Michael Hudson & Jim Thomas ; Round table discussion with filmmakers at Montreal Int. Documentary Festival.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Mario Janelle ; editor, Louis-Martin Paradis.
Access: FOR HOME USE ONLY.