The Resource Surviving Progress

Surviving Progress

Label
Surviving Progress
Title
Surviving Progress
Contributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • 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, this provocative documentary explores the concept of progress in our modern world, guiding us through the major "progress traps" facing our civilization in the arenas of technology, economics, consumption, and the environment. Featuring powerful arguments from such visionaries as Jane Goodall, Margaret Atwood and Stephen Hawking, this enlightening and visually spectacular film invites us to contemplate the progress traps that destroyed past civilizations and that lie treacherously embedded in our own. Executive Produced by Martin Scorsese & Mark Achbar (The Corporation, Manufacturing Consent). Featuring: Jane Goodall, Margaret Atwood, Stephen Hawking, Craig Venter, Robert Wright, David Suzuki, Michael Hudson, Ronald Wright & more. "This mind-expanding documentary bristles with provocative insights and probing questions about humanity and the state of the world." - Los Angeles Times. " Chilling. It tells the truth." - Roger Ebert. "Critic's pick! An all-out assault on our entrenched world views." - Washington Post. " Elegant. Wisely humane to its core, this beautiful documentary reacquaints us with the idea that not all technological, materialistic and relentlessly acquisitive behavior works either for us or for those around us." - Chicago Tribune
Cataloging source
MaNoMEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by First Run Features in 2011
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  • Roy, Mathieu
  • Crooks, Harold
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
86
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  • Progress
  • Technological innovations
  • Technology and civilization
Technique
live action
Label
Surviving Progress
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 87 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1137637
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)914226285
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Surviving Progress
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 87 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1137637
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)914226285
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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