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Force of nature : the David Suzuki movie

Author: David T SuzukiSturla GunnarssonJanice TuffordTony WestmanNick HectorAll authors
Publisher: Port Washington, NY : Entertainment One, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Suzuki, iconic Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster, and activist, delivers a lecture on the eve of his 75th birthday, which he describes as a distillation of his life and thoughts, his legacy, what he wants to say before he dies. Filmed before a live audience, in front of a memory box of moving, distilled images, he articulates a core, urgent message: the limits of the biosphere have been exhausted and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Filmed lectures
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Biographical films
Documentaires
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: David T Suzuki; David T Suzuki
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David T Suzuki; Sturla Gunnarsson; Janice Tufford; Tony Westman; Nick Hector; Entertainment One (Firm); Telefilm Canada.; National Film Board of Canada.
ISBN: 1417235586 9781417235582
OCLC Number: 740864936
Language Note: In English with optional English SDH or French subtitles.
Notes: Videodisc release of the 2010 documentary film.
Special features: it takes a family: the David Suzuki Foundation by Claudia Molina; legacy lecture excerpts.
Credits: Narrator, David Suzuki ; photography, Tony Westman ; edited by Nick Hector.
Performer(s): Narrator, David Suzuki.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (16:9); Dolby digital 5.1.
Other Titles: David Suzuki movie
Responsibility: Entertainment One presents in association with Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds through the Theatrical Documentary Program ; produced by Entertainment One in co-production with The National Film Board of Canada, in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and with the participation of Planet Green ; produced by Janice Tufford and Sturla Gunnarsson ; directed by Sturla Gunnarsson.

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David Suzuki, iconic Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster, and activist, delivers a lecture on the eve of his 75th birthday, which he describes as a distillation of his life and thoughts, his legacy, what he wants to say before he dies. Filmed before a live audience, in front of a memory box of moving, distilled images, he articulates a core, urgent message: the limits of the biosphere have been exhausted and it is imperative that humans rethink their relationship with the natural world.

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Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie

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Humans are a force of nature, and yet we are only a link in an interconnected web of nature confined to the biosphere of a tiny planet. As our population explodes, it is even more important that we become aware of and responsible for the enormous impact of human activity on that fragile web. In this...
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