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Small Is Beautiful : Impressions of Fritz Schumacher

Author: National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 1978.
Series: NFB.ca.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Up to age forty-five, Fritz Schumacher, economist, technologist and lecturer, was dedicated to economic growth. Then he came to believe that the modern technological explosion had grown out of all proportion to human need. Author of Small Is Beautiful - A Study of Economics as if People Mattered and founder of the London-based Intermediate Technology Development Group, he championed the cause of "appropriate"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Short films
Named Person: E F Schumacher; E F Schumacher
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 714721190
Notes: Available also with discussion by Donald Brittain in Brittain on Brittain - Program 7: Ladies & Gentlemen ... Mr. Leonard Cohen, Small Is Beautiful, title code: 111C 0189 190. ;Award: Melbourne. ;Produced by the NFB in cooperation with departments and agencies of the Government of Canada.
Credits: Director/producer, Douglas Kiefer ; director/producer, Barrie Howells ; director/producer, Donald Brittain ; executive producer, Peter Katadotis ; script/narrator, Donald Brittain ; photography, Douglas Kiefer ; sound, Fraser MacAninch ; editing, Barrie Howells ; sound editing, Michel Bordeleau ; re-recording, Jean-Pierre Joutel ; music, Yehudi Menuhin, Brian MacLeod, Yehudi Menuhin Youth Orchestra.
Description: 1 streaming video file (30 min.) : digital, stereo, sound, color.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series Title: NFB.ca.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

Abstract:

Up to age forty-five, Fritz Schumacher, economist, technologist and lecturer, was dedicated to economic growth. Then he came to believe that the modern technological explosion had grown out of all proportion to human need. Author of Small Is Beautiful - A Study of Economics as if People Mattered and founder of the London-based Intermediate Technology Development Group, he championed the cause of "appropriate" technology. The film brings us into contact with this gentle revolutionary a few months before his death.

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