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The Resource Surviving progress, presented by Cinemaginaire and Big Picture Media Corp. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; director, Mathieu Roy ; co-director Harold Crooks ; produced by Daniel Louis, Denise Robert, (DVD)

Surviving progress, presented by Cinemaginaire and Big Picture Media Corp. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; director, Mathieu Roy ; co-director Harold Crooks ; produced by Daniel Louis, Denise Robert, (DVD)

Label
Surviving progress
Title
Surviving progress
Statement of responsibility
presented by Cinemaginaire and Big Picture Media Corp. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; director, Mathieu Roy ; co-director Harold Crooks ; produced by Daniel Louis, Denise Robert
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
CANA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Mario Janelle ; editor, Louis-Martin Paradis
Dewey number
303.44
Language note
Closed captioned
LC call number
HM891
LC item number
.S87 2012
PerformerNote
Featuring, Stephen Hawking, Margaret Atwood, Jane Goodall, Michael Hudson, David Suzuki, Craig Venter
Runtime
86
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Progress
  • Progress
  • Progress
  • Technological innovations
  • Technological innovations
  • Technology and civilization
  • Science and civilization
Technique
live action
Label
Surviving progress, presented by Cinemaginaire and Big Picture Media Corp. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; director, Mathieu Roy ; co-director Harold Crooks ; produced by Daniel Louis, Denise Robert, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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 and Jim Thomas; Round table discussion with filmmakers at Montreal Int. Documentary Festival
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (86 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720229914994
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
FRF 914994D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn800780486
  • (OCoLC)800780486
System details
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Surviving progress, presented by Cinemaginaire and Big Picture Media Corp. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; director, Mathieu Roy ; co-director Harold Crooks ; produced by Daniel Louis, Denise Robert, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • 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 and Jim Thomas; Round table discussion with filmmakers at Montreal Int. Documentary Festival
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (86 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720229914994
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
FRF 914994D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn800780486
  • (OCoLC)800780486
System details
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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