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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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250 |a Widescreen. 
260 |a [New York] :  |b First Run Features,  |c [2012] 
300 |a 1 videodisc (86 min.) :  |b sd., col. with b&w sequences ;  |c 4 3/4 in. 
506 |a FOR HOME USE ONLY. 
538 |a DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation. 
546 |a Closed-captioned in English. 
500 |a Documentary. 
511 0 |a Featuring, Stephen Hawking, Margaret Atwood, Jane Goodall, Michael Hudson, David Suzuki, Craig Venter. 
508 |a Director of photography, Mario Janelle ; editor, Louis-Martin Paradis. 
500 |a "Inspired from the best-seller A short history of progress by Ronald Wright"--Container. 
500 |a Originally released as a motion picture in 2011. 
520 |a 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. 
505 0 |a What is progress? -- Progress traps -- Humans in the lab of evolution -- Earth's carrying capacity -- China takes the capitalist road -- Living off our natural capital -- A history of debt -- Debt, resources, and global finance -- Economics for a sustainable future -- Synthetic biology and scarcity -- Recognizing limits -- Moral progress or technological fixes. 
500 |a 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. 
590 |a January13soc 
650 0 |a Progress. 
650 0 |a Progress  |x Economic aspects. 
650 0 |a Progress  |x Environmental aspects. 
650 0 |a Technological innovations  |x Economic aspects. 
650 0 |a Technological innovations  |x Social aspects. 
650 0 |a Technology and civilization. 
650 0 |a Science and civilization. 
700 1 |a Roy, Mathieu,  |e director. 
700 1 |a Crooks, Harold  |e director 
700 1 |a Louis, Daniel,  |d 1953-  |e producer. 
700 1 |a Robert, Denise,  |e producer. 
700 1 |a Hawking, S. W.  |q (Stephen W.),  |e interviewee (expression) 
700 1 |a Atwood, Margaret,  |d 1939-  |e interviewee (expression) 
700 1 |a Goodall, Jane,  |d 1934-  |e interviewee (expression) 
700 1 |a Suzuki, David T.,  |d 1936-  |e interviewee (expression) 
700 1 |a Venter, J. Craig,  |e producer. 
710 2 |a Cinemaginaire (Firm) 
710 2 |a Big Picture Media Corporation. 
710 2 |a National Film Board of Canada. 
710 2 |a First-Run Features (Firm) 
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852 0 |b DVD  |h HM891  |i .S87 2012 (DVD)