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Surviving progress / Cinemaginaire and Big Picture Media Corp. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada present ; director, Mathieu Roy ; co-director Harold Crooks.

Roy, Mathieu. (Added Author). Crooks, Harold, 1943- (Added Author). Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 (Added Author). Atwood, Margaret, 1939- (Added Author). Goodall, Jane, 1934- (Added Author). Suzuki, David T., 1936- (Added Author). Venter, J. Craig. (Added Author). Cinemaginaire (Firm) (Added Author). Big Picture Media Corporation. (Added Author). National Film Board of Canada. (Added Author). First-Run Features (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DOCUMENTARY SURV (Text) 39231032578870 Audiovisual Collection Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD 303.44 Survivin (Text) 31208911856575 audiovisual Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [New York] : First Run Features, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from 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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring, Stephen Hawking, Margaret Atwood, Jane Goodall, Michael Hudson, David Suzuki, Craig Venter.
Summary, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Language Note:
Subject: Progress.
Progress > Economic aspects.
Progress > Environmental aspects.
Technological innovations > Economic aspects.
Technological innovations > Social aspects.
Technology and civilization.
Science and civilization.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Social problem films.
Science films.
Nonfiction films.

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