Surviving progress [DVD videorecording] a film by Mathieu Roy & Harold Crooks.

Contributor(s): Roy, Mathieu | Crooks, Harold | Hawking, Stephen, 1942- | Atwood, Margaret, 1939- | Goodall, Jane, 1934- | Suzuki, David T, 1936- | Venter, J. Craig | First-Run Features (Firm)Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [United States] : First Run Features, [2012]Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inSubject(s): Progress | Technological innovations | Progress -- Environmental aspects | Progress -- Economic aspects | Video recordings for the hearing impairedGenre/Form: Documentary films.DDC classification: 303.44 LOC classification: HM891 | .S87 2012Featuring, Stephen Hawking, Margaret Atwood, Jane Goodall, David Suzuki, Craig Venter.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.
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DVD, all regions, NTSC, widescreen.

Closed-captioned.

Originally released in 2011.

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Featuring, Stephen Hawking, Margaret Atwood, Jane Goodall, David Suzuki, Craig Venter.

Release date: Sep. 25, 2012.

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.

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.

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