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Garbage! : the revolution starts at home

Author: Andrew NiskerAlison DukeYvonne WelbonLen PearlAndrew Nisker Productions.All authors
Publisher: [San Francisco, CA] : Distributed by Green Planet Films, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the problem posed by the vast amounts of garbage produced in the industrialized world and the effects of this output on nature, by following an average family in Toronto -- and the garbage they produce over a three month period. As they discover where their garbage goes and at what cost to the environment, the McDonald household engages the audience with an 'open door reality-check.'
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Nisker; Alison Duke; Yvonne Welbon; Len Pearl; Andrew Nisker Productions.; Garbage Man Productions.; Take Action Films (Firm); Green Planet Films.
OCLC Number: 190842626
Notes: Originally released in 2007 by Garbage Man Productions, Inc.
Theatrical distribution by Take Action Films.
Includes trailer.
Credits: Cinematography, Andrew Nisker, Glen McDonald, Michele McDonald ; editors, Amy Cargill, Andrew Nisker ; music, Craig Simmons, Holy F♯*k.
Performer(s): Featuring the McDonald family (Michele, Glen, Ariel, Thomas, and Esther), Sebastian Nisker, Lowell McDonald.
Awards: Hotdocs 2008, official selection.
Description: 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequence ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC ; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Contents: Included on disc: Trailer.
Other Titles: Revolution starts at home
Responsibility: ANP presents ; an Andrew Nisker film ; producers, Yvonne Welbon, Alison Duke, Len Pearl ; directed by Andrew Nisker.
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Examines the problem posed by the vast amounts of garbage produced in the industrialized world and the effects of this output on nature, by following an average family in Toronto -- and the garbage they produce over a three month period. As they discover where their garbage goes and at what cost to the environment, the McDonald household engages the audience with an 'open door reality-check.'

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